affordable housing

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Ladysmith adopts set of bylaws to protect renters from renovictions

Council held a public hearing prior to adopting new bylaws

 

The LRCA affordable housing project at 314 Buller Street is on track to open in late summer or early fall 2022. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

LRCA affordable housing project on track to open in 2022

Executive director expects over a hundred applications for tenancy in the 36-unit building

 

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Editorial: Housing situation grim in Ladysmith, but efforts are being made to fix it

Many people in town are working hard to make the community more affordable and sustainable.

 

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Ladysmith Kinsmen form affordable housing society

Club hopes to acquire property for multi-family development

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Eviction notice letter pasted on front door of a house (B.C. Tenants photo)

Ladysmith Council moves forward with renoviction bylaws

Will hold a public hearing prior to adoption

Eviction notice letter pasted on front door of a house (B.C. Tenants photo)
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EDITORIAL: Zero vacancy in Ladysmith is cause for concern and action

A zero per cent vacancy rate should be cause for great concern…

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Cowichan Valley sees dramatic increase in cost of housing

Region on track to fall behind its need for 4,955 new housing units by 2025

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Housing affordability has become a top issue for Canadians as housing prices continue to climb. (Black Press file photo)

CANADA VOTES 2021: How will the parties make housing more affordable?

Housing prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic

Housing affordability has become a top issue for Canadians as housing prices continue to climb. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. home owner grant won’t be altered, despite expert advice

Tax break for residences worth up to $1.6 million too popular

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects

HousingHub financing to encourage more developers, groups – with low-interest loans – to build affordable homes

B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Jon Lefebure went back to construction after losing the 2018 mayor’s post in North Cowichan to work on the Cottages On Willow. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Former North Cowichan mayor retools priorities with construction project

Fresh air a benefit and satisfaction results from building eight-unit housing complex

Jon Lefebure went back to construction after losing the 2018 mayor’s post in North Cowichan to work on the Cottages On Willow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Here’s how the new affordable housing project on Willow Street next to the Chemainus library will look. (Submitted)

Affordable housing project start-up in the works for Willow Street

North Cowichan entering into 99-year lease with Community Land Trust Foundation

Here’s how the new affordable housing project on Willow Street next to the Chemainus library will look. (Submitted)
This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

100 supportive housing units to be built in Duncan, N. Cowichan

‘We have the track record that this works’

This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

B.C. to give municipalities final say over rental zoning

City halls will be required to provide housing needs assessment

B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. to give renters a break on deposits, rent increases

Short-term lease loophole to be closed, Selina Robinson says

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)