BC Housing

Minister of Housing David Eby called Penticton city council’s decision to try and close a shelter housing 42 people ‘disgraceful’ while opposition leader Shirley Bond called Eby a bully on Thursday morning. (File photo)

Opposition leader takes Minister Eby to task over Penticton shelter handling

The two politicians shared jabs during the Thursday morning session of the Provincial Legislature

 

Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki said they are waiting for an official letter from the province on the Victory Church shelter before seeking legal action. (Western News file photo)

BC Housing, landlord in Penticton’s legal crosshairs over Victory Church shelter

The city and council are waiting for a written declaration from the province invoking their powers

 

Approximately 50 protesters gathered at Gyro Park in Penticton Friday, March 5 to protest council’s decision to close Victory Church Shelter. (Jesse Day - Western News)

BC Housing to use provincial powers to keep Penticton shelter open

Penticton council voted Tuesday to reject the shelter’s extension for a second time

 

Mayor and council seek short term solutions to unruly behaviour downtown

Special council meeting called to garner input from affected organizations, businesses

British Columbians worried as end of COVID-19 rental supplement looms

Single mom struggles as supplement was her saving grace

Petition opposed to supportive housing unit on Dogwood circulating

UPDATE: City-owned property meets the needs of such a facility, including being within a community neighbourhood

Intensify and diversify to improve housing in Campbell River – report

More diverse housing should help alleviate some of Campbell River’s growing pains

Zeballos rolls out housing needs survey for residents

The survey is part of the housing needs assessment to understand and respond to housing needs in the community

Cortes Island affordable housing project hangs by a thread after SRD defers hearing

Regional decision makers resort to COVID-19 concerns despite virtual meeting option and push hearing to September

COVID-19: Parksville’s homeless no longer sleeping in the graveyard

Majority of those camped outside St. Anne’s church have been provided with hotel rooms

Housing slowdown forecast to cool B.C. economy

Conference Board says pipeline, trade uncertainty affecting investment