homeless housing

This Milner motel is being transformed into Langley's second major supportive housing project, according to BC Housing. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Milner hotel transformed into new social housing by province

The $10 million purchase was announced Monday

 

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen takes part in an update on the COVID pandemic during a press conference in Ottawa on October 27, 2020. The City of Vancouver says it has purchased a former hotel at a major thoroughfare that can house about 65 units to accommodate homeless people. A joint news release by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and city says 2075 Kingsway, Days Inn by Wyndham Vancouver, will be ready for accommodation this November. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen also announced a $51.5 million Rapid Housing Initiative for Vancouver that is expected to create 135 new affordable homes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Former Vancouver hotel to be converted to 65 units for homeless people by the fall

The former Days Inn on Kingsway will be ready to house people in November

 

Tent camp grows rapidly on Pandora Avenue in Victoria after drop-in centres closed due to COVID-19, March 26, 2020. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities

Victoria, other cities advised to enforce their own bylaws

 

Chilliwack homeless community is 40 per cent women according to the FVRD 2020 Homeless Count. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack has highest rate of homeless women in B.C.: advocate

The FVRD homeless count results this week show that 40 per cent of Chilliwack homeless are women

Chilliwack homeless community is 40 per cent women according to the FVRD 2020 Homeless Count. (Black Press file)
Homeless count aims to discover if numbers on Langley streets rising

Homeless count aims to discover if numbers on Langley streets rising

Local outreach workers are hopeful intervention has at least stabilized numbers

Homeless count aims to discover if numbers on Langley streets rising
Formerly the Quality Inn, Creek Stone Place officially opened last autumn. (Langley Advance Times files)

Crime shifts to Creek Stone from near Langley homeless shelter: RCMP

More calls are coming near the supportive housing complex, fewer from Gateway of Hope

Formerly the Quality Inn, Creek Stone Place officially opened last autumn. (Langley Advance Times files)
Year in Review: Hope on homelessness as supportive housing opens
Year in Review: Hope on homelessness as supportive housing opens
Creek Stone Place program manager Brittany Maple (left) and tenant support worker Carly Aronetz were on hand to welcome the first five residents to the building on Monday, Oct. 28. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Supportive housing for homeless opens in Langley

The first residents began moving in Monday, Oct. 28

Creek Stone Place program manager Brittany Maple (left) and tenant support worker Carly Aronetz were on hand to welcome the first five residents to the building on Monday, Oct. 28. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

More housing, subsidies urged for B.C. poverty reduction plan

Survey respondents want family options, and ‘not just in the ‘hood’

A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)