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Richmond News: Innovative project opens with 129 new homes for vulnerable Richmondites
December 1, 2017
Richmond News, December 1, 2017 (mention of Tikva Housing Society) Storeys, an innovative 129 unit affordable rental housing development in Richmond, complete with on-site supportive services, opened Friday morning. The non-profit owned and operated units and supportive services are now available to help some of the most vulnerable people in Richmond.  Storeys, at 8111 Granville… Read More
Case Study – Vancouver Community Land Trust Foundation
June 3, 2015
Metro Vancouver is experiencing a crisis in housing affordability and there is a need for innovative solutions to the crisis. Tikva Housing Society is excited to be apart Vancouver's first ever Land Trust Foundation, a project being implemented by a consortium of non-profit organizations, social finance institutions and the municipal government. The case study was created in order to describe and… Read More
2014 Housing Strategy Report Card
May 28, 2015
This report provides Vancouver's City Council with an update on the progress that the City is making towards achieving the goals identified in the Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2012-2021. Tikva's Land Trust project is mentioned on page 10. 2014 Housing and Homelessness Strategy Report Card Read More
Tikva Joins Groundbreaking Partnership for Affordable Housing
November 28, 2014
In the current housing market there is a great need to create more affordable rental properties, as insufficient is built. The Community Housing Land Trust Foundation is proposing to use community assets and partnerships to allow a more prompt supply of affordable housing for those who are most in need. Collaborative housing project Through a groundbreaking… Read More
Trauma to Triumph: Housing A Key Poverty Driver (CJN – Oct. 2014)
October 31, 2014
While Jewish poverty rates in Canada’s major cities vary, one thing that is consistent is the impact that the scarcity of affordable housing has on those struggling to stay above the poverty line. To read more on this article in the Canadian Jewish News click here.      Read More
Tikva’s Rent Subsidy Program – Jewish Independent (Oct. 2014)
October 31, 2014
Succot is a very significant holiday for Tikva Housing. This holiday represents the temporary nature and fragility of a home. It comes abundantly clear of the importance and necessity of having a house to live in. This is a basic necessity for everyone; however, there are people in our community that struggle to have a… Read More
New Developments
March 6, 2014
Tikva is currently involved in 2 significant housing development projects, one in Richmond and the other in Vancouver. Details specific to Tikva's participation will follow, but in the meantime our partner, Community Housing Land Trust Foundation (CHLTF), has more information on the Vancouver project at 2750 SE Marine Drive on their website at www.chf.bc.ca/partner/land-trust. The… Read More