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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
Tikva Housing Society Partners with Hillel for Sukkah Event – PAST EVENT
August 16, 2013
Tikva Housing is pleased to be partnering with the Vancouver Hillel's Sukkah Design/Build Competition in order to continue with our commitment to raise awareness and to provide for the housing needs of all members of the community. Read More
Luis Guincher Art Opening, Proceeds Donated to Tikva Housing Society
August 16, 2013
Luis Guincher, centre, with Tikva Housing Society Board members (from left) Eric Fefer, Susan Katz, Susana Cogan, Tikva Housing Development Director, and Daniel bar Dayan at the Opening Night Reception of Guincher's art exhibit, 'Symphony of Colours II'. The Opening was held on August 1st 2013 at the Sydney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Jewish Community… Read More
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
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