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Copyright: Copyright © 2011, Province of British Columbia
 



NEW RENOVATION PROJECTS ANNOUNCED FOR B.C.

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:51:39 GMT

BURNABY – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, announced over $800,000 in funding to renovate 144 apartments in four communities across British Columbia.



$7.4M SUPPORTIVE HOUSING BREAKS GROUND IN KELOWNA

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:43:24 GMT

KELOWNA – The Province and the City of Kelowna forged a partnership in 2008 to build three new housing developments on city-owned sites for those who are homeless or at risk. One project is complete, another is under construction and partners broke ground on the third project, New Gate Apartments.



$5.1 MILLION TRANSITION HOUSING PROJECT UNDERWAY

Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:32:59 GMT

PRINCE RUPERT – A $5.1-million provincial investment will replace aging townhomes in Prince Rupert with a new housing development for women and children.



NEW GUIDE BENEFITS HOMEBUYERS AND BUILDERS ACROSS B.C.

Tue, 22 Feb 2011 16:25:49 GMT

VICTORIA – A new Residential Construction Performance Guide is the latest information tool to protect buyers of new homes and enhance the quality of construction in British Columbia.



$18M SENIORS SUPPORTIVE HOUSING OPENS IN BURNABY

Sat, 19 Feb 2011 22:05:58 GMT

BURNABY – Seniors in Burnaby have more supportive housing options with today’s opening of The Poppy Residences, a new $18-million building providing 70 apartments, announced Harry Bloy, MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed.



AFFORDABLE SENIORS’ HOUSING OPENS IN COQUITLAM

Sat, 19 Feb 2011 21:40:37 GMT

COQUITLAM – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, gathered to celebrate the opening of the Earl Haig Retirement Residence, a new 50-unit housing development for seniors.



$2M FOR TRANSITIONAL AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING IN KAMLOOPS

Sat, 19 Feb 2011 21:25:02 GMT

KAMLOOPS – The governments of Canada and British Columbia invested more than $2 million to purchase and renovate Crossroads Inn, and officially opened the development that has 50 units of transitional and supportive housing for people in Kamloops who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.



PROVINCE CONTRIBUTES $3M FOR HEALTH CONTACT CENTRE

Thu, 10 Feb 2011 17:10:08 GMT

CHILLIWACK – The provincial government will contribute approximately $3 million to help create a housing and health centre to address homelessness in Chilliwack.



STRATA PROPERTY ACT SURVEY LAUNCHED

Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:42:38 GMT

VICTORIA – More than half a million strata owners and residents will have an opportunity through a public consultation survey to shape new regulations that improve accountability within strata corporations.



$5.2M CAMPBELL RIVER TRANSITIONAL HOUSING BREAKS GROUND

Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:28:57 GMT

CAMPBELL RIVER – A new development in Campbell River will offer affordable housing and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, and transitional housing for women with or without children who are at risk of homelessness.