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Art Exhibit to Raise Funds for Tikva! – PAST EVENT
July 28, 2013
      Please Join Luis Guincher as he supports The Tikva Housing Society with an Exhibit and Sale of Read More
SUKKAH AS SHELTER, HOUSING AS HOME
July 2, 2013
While Jewish law does not specifically offer a definition of adequate housing, we can infer much about a Jewish definition of a house from the laws regarding the sukkah, this temporary structure constructed for the weeklong holiday of Sukkot, by Rabbi Carey Brown Read More
Innovative partnership brings four City sites under one roof to build affordable housing
June 23, 2013
May 9, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A partnership of co-op and non-profit organizations led by the Co-operative Housing Federation of B.C. is bringing four City-owned sites under one roof to build new affordable housing. The partnership’s proposal will create 355 attractive, well-designed and affordable homes for families, seniors and people with mental illness if it’s… Read More
Innovative use of City land to deliver new affordable rental housing
May 12, 2013
Office of the Mayor May 9, 2013 Vancouver – Mayor Gregor Robertson is urging City Council to support an innovative proposal for 355 new units of affordable rental housing on four City-owned sites, which would deliver on a key recommendation of the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability. The proposed new affordable housing will include… Read More
Deal Could Create Almost 300 Below-Market Rental Units
May 12, 2013
 City would offer land worth $22 million to consortium of non-profit partners on a 99-year lease  BY DARAH HANSEN, VANCOUVER SUNMAY 10, 2013  Vancouver is on the verge of finalizing a unique land deal with a consortium of non-profit partners that would pave the way for the development of about 355 new units of secure… Read More
Youngest Donor Honoured for $500 Gift at AGM
May 12, 2013
5-Year Old Mielle van den Berg's Gift Sweetens Lives Mielle van den Berg planned her fifth birthday to be an opportunity to help others. Instead of bringing presents to her party, young van den Berg told her friends she wanted to “collect money for the people who don’t have houses.” Her charity of choice was… Read More
2012 HOUSING FORUM PRESENTATIONS AND SUMMARY
May 23, 2012
“Bricks & Mortar or Rent Subsidies? Future Directions in Affordable Housing” Click above to access the presentations from the Third Housing Forum, held May 2nd, 2012... Read More