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  2 April 2024   

Urgent🚨 Support WISHS Co-op During their Elevator Revamp

WISHS Housing Co-op embarking on a critical elevator modernization project and required the support of the co-op housing community.

Many of WISHS’ members face mobility challenges and have difficulty with stairs. Does your co-op have available homes for WISHS members with accessibility needs?

  3 May 2023   

Sahara Shaik wins BC Achievement Foundation 2023 Community Award

CHF BC board member Sahara Shaik has received a prestigious Community Award from the BC Achievement Foundation.

The Community Award program honours excellence and inspiring achievement in community service and leadership. It celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others. The award recognizes individuals who devote their time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, resilient and inclusive.

  10 March 2023   

Join BC Housing’s Accessibility Advisory Committee

Do you have lived or professional experience with disability, poverty, and social housing?

BC Housing is creating an External Accessibility Advisory Committee made up of people with diverse backgrounds who have lived and/or professional expertise with disability, poverty, and social housing.

  25 March 2021   

BC RAHA – Funding for Accessible Homes

The BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA) is an updated version of the Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program. BC RAHA launched in March 2021.

It provides financial assistance for low-income households to carry out adaptations for independent living.

  16 November 2020   

The Fall 2020 Housing Central Magazine is now live!

Dive into the fall edition of the Housing Central Magazine to learn more about the #HousingCentral Conference keynote speakers, education sessions and opportunities for engagement – during the event and in the social media sphere.

You’ll also find cybersecurity tips, info on connecting with digital healthcare services, how to connect your accessible units with wheelchair users, housing for asylum seekers, and much more. Register for the conference here.