Okay, the headline is clickbait. The housing crisis is not over. But its causes are being addressed in a substantive way.
This is the first set of housing projects selected through the B.C. government’s $1.9-billion Building B.C.: Community Housing Fund established to construct more than 14,000 affordable rental homes for independent families and seniors.
It’s part of a larger $7 billion commitment by the B.C. government to build 114,000 affordable homes over 10 years.
Were you aware of these announcements in the last few weeks? Did you think it was ‘a landmark investment’? That this was an ‘historic’ commitment? That’s how it was described in the press release.Read more »