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B.C. issues RFP for standardized housing design

The B.C. government is working to create new standardized designs to streamline the housing development process.
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BC introduces new rules on short-term rentals

The B.C. government has introduced legislation to rein in short-term rentals and add back housing to the rental market.
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B.C. launches one-stop permit website

The B.C. government has launched a new one-stop shop website that aims to fast track the permitting process for builders.
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Abbotsford transit exchange receives funding

The Montrose Avenue Transit Exchange in the City of Abbotsford is receiving more than $8.4 million to support upgrades.
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B.C. Budget 2023 takes action on housing issues

B.C. Budget 2023 promises to invest in new purpose-built rental housing with measures intended to stimulate construction and provide support for renters in need.
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B.C. offers $1 billion communities fund

One billion dollars in new grants will be going to local governments in B.C. to help build community infrastructure and amenities.
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B.C. announces major investment in RTB

The B.C. government announced it is increasing the Residential Tenancy Branch’s (RTB) operating budget and staffing by 40 per cent to contend with back-log of residential tenancy disputes.
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Affordable housing complex underway in Vancouver

A new affordable housing complex is underway in Vancouver bringing 114 rental units to individuals and families in need.
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BC Hydro invests in $260M plan for electrification

BC Hydro and the Government of British Columbia have launched a new five-year electrification plan to encourage moving away from fossil fuels.
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New children’s complex care centre approved in B.C.

A first-of-its-kind children’s complex care transition facility in B.C. will move forward with the approval of a concept plan.
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BC extends temporary rental supplement

The B.C. government announced it has extended the temporary rental supplement (TRS) until the end of August 2020. It will also maintain the moratorium on evictions for non-payment of rent.