Housing crisis

BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.

BC Rent Bank sees daily applications triple in first day after province-wide roll out

Microloan program available in all areas of province

 

B.C. has the highest rate of evictions in the country according to a new UBC study. File Photo

UBC study finds more than 10 per cent of B.C. renters report being evicted

Province has highest rate of eviction in Canada — by almost 4 percentage points

 

BC Housing minister David Eby. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Eby jabs back against Penticton mayor’s ad urging BC Premier to intervene in shelter dispute

Eby writes that Penticton’s ‘serious’ social issues won’t improve under leadership of the mayor

 

Sheridan Manor was acquired by the province in December but no new housing was added. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Not enough affordable housing in 100 Mile, says community service workers

‘There are times when we have to tell people ‘no’ because there is nothing available’

Sheridan Manor was acquired by the province in December but no new housing was added. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)