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29 November 2023
Our friends at the Canadian Housing & Renewal Association recently released a report on the community housing—including co-ops—on Canada’s economic productivity.
The report provides five policy recommendations to boost community housing supply and tackle Canada’s productivity problem.
3 November 2023
The Urban Politics and Governance research group at McGill University is leading a research project for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to better understand the lived experiences of housing transitions in Canada.
They are looking to interview housing co-operative residents in British Columbia who have had a recent (i.e. in the past five years or so) experience of a move into or out of a housing co-operative.
28 June 2023
Earlier this week, our Housing Central partners at BC Non Profit Housing Association released an updated Canadian Rental Housing Index including data from the 2021 census.
The Index is a comprehensive database that compiles rental housing statistics for cities, regions, and provinces across Canada.
27 June 2022
A new Research Co. survey finds 39% of BC’ers rank housing, homelessness, and poverty as their number one concern, over double the next leading issue.
9 June 2022
On June 7th, the BC Coroners Service released its review of the heat-related deaths that occurred across the province in late June and early July 2021.
14 October 2021
The City of Coquitlam is currently undertaking a Housing Needs Assessment. This will be presented to Coquitlam council in the Spring. City staff ask Coquitlam residents to consider filling in the Housing Needs Report Survey at letstalkcoquitlam.ca/housingneeds by October 15th. They are seeking a diversity of voices. Here’s the message from Genevieve Bucher (Director, Community Planning, City of … Continued