affordable housing

The Society of Organized Services, District 69, building at 245 Hirst Ave in Parksville. SOS recently was named the service provider to accommodate affordable housing for tourism and hospitality works in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Mandy Moraes photo)

SOS named service provider in affordable housing for tourism and hospitality workers

Organization will co-ordinate funds received by PQBTA

 

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

 

A map showing where the new developments for affordable housing will be located on Moilliet Street in Parksville. (submitted photo)

Parksville city council approves development permit for 87 housing units

Development to include four-storey apartment and eight townhouses

 

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A rendering of the a proposed multi-residential development on Railway Street and Village Way in Qualicum Beach. (DYS Architecture Illustration)
A rendering of the a proposed multi-residential development on Railway Street and Village Way in Qualicum Beach. (DYS Architecture Illustration)
A rendering of the a proposed multi-residential development on Railway Street and Village Way in Qualicum Beach. (DYS Architecture Illustration)

Council gets first look at plans for affordable housing project in Qualicum Beach

Rental rates projected at $375 for studio unit, $560 for two-bedroom

A rendering of the a proposed multi-residential development on Railway Street and Village Way in Qualicum Beach. (DYS Architecture Illustration)
371 Alberni Highway, Parksville, where the Quality Foods is currently under construction. In January 2021, 87 new affordable homes will start construction nearby. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Provincial government in support of 87 affordable housing units in Parksville

Construction at Alberni Highway address slated to start in January 2021

371 Alberni Highway, Parksville, where the Quality Foods is currently under construction. In January 2021, 87 new affordable homes will start construction nearby. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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 Island mayor retools priorities with construction project

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

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)
Parksville council met on July 27 to hear from the Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society. (File photo)

Parksville council supports application for affordable housing development

Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society making an application to BC Housing for funding

Parksville council met on July 27 to hear from the Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society. (File photo)
Parksville city council met on July 20 and discussed affordable housing in the area. (NEWS file photo)

Society wants to add more low-cost housing options in Parksville

Council to hold special meeting July 27 to discuss issue

Parksville city council met on July 20 and discussed affordable housing in the area. (NEWS file photo)
Affordable housing is still a problem in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (File Photo)

RDN: Shortage of affordable housing remains a concern in region

Average resale price for a single-detached home in PQB rises 64 per cent in five-year period

Affordable housing is still a problem in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (File Photo)
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)
RDN board asked to approve development permit for senior housing complex
RDN board asked to approve development permit for senior housing complex
Mayor Ed Mayne listening to community members in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)

Residents speak out against proposed Parksville affordable housing development

Environment a primary concern; land is largely on a 200-year-old floodplain away from city centre

Mayor Ed Mayne listening to community members in Parksville on Jan. 20. (Cloe Logan photo)
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)