Housing

The M’akola Housing Society is looking to build two new residences in Sooke to help provide affordable accommodation for local Indigenous people. The projects were granted nearly $1.1 million toward their construction through the Regional Housing Trust Fund. (Photo courtesy M’Akola Housing Society)

Regional Housing First Program strikes another chord in Greater Victoria

Affordable housing partnership grants will help house over 100 people on income assistance

 

Garden suites get final approval from Saanich council

Backyard detached housing units expected to increase affordability options in the district

 

Housing complex planned for former Island Outfitters property in Saanich core

Store founders, local development company partner to reimagine fire-damaged property

 

New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says

The COVID-19 pandemic has made housing affordability an even bigger issue

Saanich Housing Strategy task force to start tackling the issue this month

Task force hopes to meet more than seven times before new year hits

Yates Street property purchased for up to 40 units of supportive housing

Victoria project will be one of 480 homes for homeless in development across CRD

No occupancy permit for Langford build on move-in day

Delays with occupancy permit force apartment building tenants into a hotel

Province buys downtown Victoria lots for supportive housing

50 new permanent homes proposed for Harris Green properties

Saanich starts talks with UVic, Camosun over concerns about off-campus student housing

Council looks solve parking, rental issues raised at public hearing on unrelated occupancy

Saanich council to dig into long-awaited garden suite study

Detached suites keep families close, provide financial flexibility, mayor says

CMHC expects uneven and uncertain recovery in country’s housing market

A potential second wave of the virus, higher unemployment and the pace of an economic recovery could affect housing

Saanich sets new date for public hearing on unrelated occupancy bylaw

Hearing takes place electronically on June 20

Saanich opts to develop Housing Strategy with stakeholder task force

Councillor pleased to see Saanich’s ‘incredible unaffordability’ addressed swiftly

CMHC sees declines in home prices, sales, starts that will linger to end of 2022

CMHC said average housing prices could fall anywhere from nine to 18 per cent in its forecast

Saanich sets date for unrelated occupancy public hearing

Hearing to take place at municipal hall on Saturday, March 28

Victoria modular housing complex built to house homeless Indigenous women

Spa’Qun, or ‘Flower House’ will provide shelter and cultural support

Unrelated occupancy limits creating divisions in Saanich

Gordon Head Residents’ Association wants to see conditions to hold landlords accountable

Saanich calls on UVic, Camosun College to talk student housing shortage

UVic currently has 2,300 student beds, Camosun has no on-campus housing