affordable housing

Options Community Services plans to build affordable housing at 81 Avenue and King George Boulevard. (Photo: womenofoptions.ca).

Prospera pitches in $50,000 to Options’ affordable-housing campaign

Occupancy of 100-unit project in Surrey slated for mid-2023

 

Housing affordability has become a top issue for Canadians as housing prices continue to climb. (Black Press file photo)

CANADA VOTES 2021: How will the parties make housing more affordable?

Housing prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic

 

Sketch shows the six-storey, 69-unit apartment building slated for affordable housing in Surrey, in the 13900-block of 104th Avenue. (Image: surrey.ca)

New housing co-op project brings Sunshine to a corner of Whalley

City-owned land to be leased for 69-unit affordable-housing building across from school

 

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LETTERS: Rejection of Harmony House a form of discrimination

Editor: Surrey City council’s rejection of the Harmony Housing project illuminated an…

  • Aug 26, 2021
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LETTERS: ‘Shame on’ mayor, councillors who opposed Harmony development

Editor: An open letter to Mayor McCallum and Surrey City Council I…

  • Aug 26, 2021
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Former Peace Arch News publisher Linda Klitch, who died in 2011. (File photo)

Linda Klitch Foundation donates $2,000 to Options housing project

Funds to go toward a 100-unit complex at 81 Avenue and King George Boulevard

Former Peace Arch News publisher Linda Klitch, who died in 2011. (File photo)
Despite overwhelming support at a July 26 public hearing, UNITI’s Harmony project, proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue, was defeated. (File photo/Jack Hundial Facebook photo)

South Surrey inclusive-housing project defeated

Early morning council decision ‘devastating’: Tennant

Despite overwhelming support at a July 26 public hearing, UNITI’s Harmony project, proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue, was defeated. (File photo/Jack Hundial Facebook photo)
Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development with Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) at Wednesday presser. (Submitted photo)

Feds provide $13.8 M for Surrey affordable housing

It’s for 28 new homes, through the Major Cities Stream of the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative

Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development with Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) at Wednesday presser. (Submitted photo)
The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

New public hearing set for South Surrey inclusive-housing project

Proponents ‘rallying the troops’ ahead of July 26 date, set following influx of new information

The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. home owner grant won’t be altered, despite expert advice

Tax break for residences worth up to $1.6 million too popular

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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LETTERS: Harmony project not a good fit for South Surrey neighbourhood

Editor: Re: ‘Positive advocacy’ campaign aims to clarify South Surrey inclusive-housing project,…

  • May 20, 2021
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White Rock’s Housing Advisory Committee has recommnded a definition of affordable housing to be used in encouraging an increased supply of rental units for low and very low income households. (Contributed photo)

White Rock to establish city-made definition of affordable housing

Housing advisory committee suggests parameters geared to low-income households

White Rock’s Housing Advisory Committee has recommnded a definition of affordable housing to be used in encouraging an increased supply of rental units for low and very low income households. (Contributed photo)
The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (Tracy Holmes photo)

‘Positive advocacy’ campaign aims to clarify South Surrey inclusive-housing project

Misperceptions lead to ‘bump’ in road for proponents of Harmony apartments

The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Options Community Services has a campaign with 50 local women to raise $25,000 each for an affordable housing project in Surrey. (womenofoptions.ca photo).

Gift-card fundraiser to benefit Surrey affordable-housing project

South Surrey business aiming to help ‘over and over and over again’

Options Community Services has a campaign with 50 local women to raise $25,000 each for an affordable housing project in Surrey. (womenofoptions.ca photo).
Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock tenants, landlord to go to RTB hearing over ‘renoviction’

Low-income tenants dispute claim they must relocate for work to be completed

Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)
B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects

HousingHub financing to encourage more developers, groups – with low-interest loans – to build affordable homes

B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Attorney General covers housing, homelessness and justice reform in Surrey Zoom

‘I think it would be really great to hold some sessions in Surrey,’ Eby says of legislative assembly

British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
VanVlack family of Whalley has been evicted from their townhouse after neighbour complained about special needs child making too much noise. (Submitted photo)

Whalley family evicted, says neighbour complained child with special needs is too noisy

Tenants advocacy group staged rally Wednesday on behalf of family of six

VanVlack family of Whalley has been evicted from their townhouse after neighbour complained about special needs child making too much noise. (Submitted photo)
A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)

Pros and cons of White Rock housing development debated at virtual public hearing

Affordable housing need, traffic concerns among reasons cited for and against Beachway project

A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey receives $16M in federal funding for 33 units of affordable housing

Funding part of the government’s Rapid Housing Initiative

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)