supportive housing

Letters to the Editor.

LETTER: BC Housing proposal ‘poorly planned, inappropriate’

Editor: While many people seemed to have stepped up over the past…

  • Dec 26, 2020

 

Letters to the Editor.

LETTER: Council vote against supportive housing ‘callous, shortsighted’

Editor: Personally, as a senior citizen in Hope, I found the rejection…

  • Dec 26, 2020

 

From left, Paige Van Klei, Alyssa Vlaanderen and Les Talvio stand in the living room of one of the two-bedroom units at The Switchback, a supportive housing building for youth on Dec. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vulnerable Chilliwack youth now have a place to call home, four days before Christmas

The first residents of The Switchback supportive housing for youth move in on Monday

 

Letters to the Editor.

LETTER: Reconsider ‘no’ vote on supportive housing in Hope

Editor: I am writing today to express my extreme disappointment that Hope’s…

  • Dec 20, 2020
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LETTER: Council made right choice saying ‘no’ to 52 units of supportive housing

Editor: I would like to commend the District of Hope town council…

  • Dec 19, 2020
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A Hope motel has become an ad hoc supportive housing program during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image by ming dai from Pixabay)

Inside an experiment in supportive housing in Hope

As COVID-19 hit B.C., 13 shelter residents moved into motel rooms with supports

A Hope motel has become an ad hoc supportive housing program during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image by ming dai from Pixabay)
A screenshot of a poster detailing a Dec. 4 protest against Hope council’s decision to reject BC Housing’s rezoning application for 650 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Submitted photo)

Protest planned following Hope council’s veto on supportive housing

Council voted 4 opposed, 1 in support, of BC Housing’s plans to rezone 650 Old Hope Princeton Way

A screenshot of a poster detailing a Dec. 4 protest against Hope council’s decision to reject BC Housing’s rezoning application for 650 Old Hope Princeton Way. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: Intelligence, human decency needed in supportive housing debate

Editor: I’m writing this to comment on the article in last week’s…

  • Nov 21, 2020
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Councillors defeated two proposed bylaw amendments on the 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property, preventing BC Housing from moving ahead with plans for a 52-unit supportive housing building at the address. (Zoom/Facebook screenshot)

Council says no to BC Housing’s plans for supportive housing in Hope

Bylaw amendments to allow 52-unit building were defeated with four voting opposed, one lone supporter

Councillors defeated two proposed bylaw amendments on the 650 Old Hope Princeton Way property, preventing BC Housing from moving ahead with plans for a 52-unit supportive housing building at the address. (Zoom/Facebook screenshot)
The public was invited to two public information meetings at the Hope Legion on Dec. 5, to discuss concerns and questions about a proposed 52-unit supportive housing project for Hope. Now, a committee of four community members is being created. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)

Advisory committee being created for Hope’s supportive housing plans

Transition society looking for four volunteer community members

The public was invited to two public information meetings at the Hope Legion on Dec. 5, to discuss concerns and questions about a proposed 52-unit supportive housing project for Hope. Now, a committee of four community members is being created. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)
An artist’s rendering of what the proposed supportive housing building in Hope would look like. (BC Housing)

Supportive housing would prioritize local needs: BC Housing

Proposed 52-unit project still not approved for rezoning by Hope council

An artist’s rendering of what the proposed supportive housing building in Hope would look like. (BC Housing)
An artist’s rendering of what the proposed supportive housing building in Hope would look like. (BC Housing)

BC Housing to present to Hope council Monday night

Delegation to address about community concerns about supportive housing project proposal

An artist’s rendering of what the proposed supportive housing building in Hope would look like. (BC Housing)