homelessness

Rapid Housing Initiative

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds release new details about Rapid Housing Initiative

The federal government has provided new details about the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI), which it says will expedite the creation of up to 3,000 new affordable housing units.
investment Vancouver

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada announces new Rapid Housing Initiative

The federal government has announced a new Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to help address the urgent housing needs of vulnerable Canadians in the wake of COVID-19.
homelessness

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cities call for a united front to end homelessness

Mayors and city officials from across the nation have formed an alliance to tackle homelessness, a crisis that has intensified since the onset of COVID-19.
rent supplements

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Homeless prioritized for Quebec rent supplements

Recipients contribute a share of private sector housing costs equal to 25 per cent of their income, while the subsidy covers the remainder.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Historic Vancouver hotel renovated and reopened

Under British Columbia’s Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Renewal Initiative, Vancouver’s historic Gastown Hotel has been renovated and officially re-opened for business. The $143.3-million public-private initiative was established to help restore and maintain 13 provincially owned SRO hotels in the city’s Downtown Eastside for homeless individuals or those at risk of homelessness.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

B.C. rental project helps address homelessness

The Hope Centre, a 25-unit affordable housing development for Aboriginal youth and adults, has officially opened in the municipality of Sooke, B.C. The four-storey building is geared towards individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The project features 18 studio apartments, seven one-bedroom apartments and ground level commercial space.