Capital Regional District rejects affordable-housing proposal

By Bill Cleverley / Times Colonist Subsidizing rents in a converted motel on Douglas Street does not translate into new affordable housing, Capital Regional District directors have decided. Despite being recommended for approval by CRD staff and the Regional Hou...

Food Scraps Recycling Regulation Update

You are receiving this email as you are on a database of those interested in updates on the region’s Organics Disposal Ban, the regulation to keep food scraps out of the garbage. Please share this memo with any association members, staff, coworkers, and others. We a...

Calling all Surrey Landlords!

Landlord BC has partnered with the City of Surrey,  Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition and attendees will hear from such organizations as the Surrey Housing Collaborative, Fraser Health, Fortis BC and BC Hydro on free incentive programs that can help you upgrade your re...

CFAA News Release

CFAA supports FCM, but notes rental housing is not just good for low-income people. Click here for the full news release.

Election Analysis – Alberta 2015

In an historic election the Alberta New Democratic Party (NDP) won a majority government resoundingly defeating the incumbent Progressive Conservatives (PCs) ending their 44-year reign. NDP Leader Rachel Notley is Alberta’s new Premier-elect. Wildrose leader Brian Jean ...

Introducing Rainwater Rewards

Media Release Date:  Friday, May 1, 2015 For Immediate Release VICTORIA, BC —  Rain gardens, rain barrels, cisterns, green roofs and permeable paving are examples of rainwater management methods that could qualify property owners for financial incentives under ...

Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability Announced

Media Release Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 For Immediate Release VICTORIA, BC — “Making Victoria More Affordable” is a key objective in the City’s new strategic plan for focus and investment over the next four years. City Council has created the Mayor’s Ta...