Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Housing Issues of the Northwest -- 2019 Archive page

An Archive for 2019 of items related to Housing for the North West.


December 18 -- Smithers Passage House reaches 30 years
December 16 -- City of Terrace frustrated with LNG Canada, province around social impact management
December 13 -- Collaboration the focus for Prince Rupert 2030 Announcements, setting the template for the future as program of civic renewal moves forward  NCR
December 12 -- Housing numbers across Northern BC remain at a standstill
December 12 -- Terrace's annual homeless count sees modest decrease
December 11 -- Smithers Council approves of transitional housing
December 11 -- Northwest anticipated to feature higher assessment rates for British Columbia in 2020  NCR
December 10 -- Assessments expected to climb again in Northwest BC, bucking provincial trend
December 5 -- Houston lacks homes to attract new professionals study
December 2 -- Terrace to gain 22 more units of housing for Women, Children leaving violence  NCR


November 29 -- North Coast Transition House Society outlines housing options offered across the City  NCR
November 29 -- Mould stalls supportive housing project in Queen Charlotte
November 28 -- Terrace will see new housing for women leaving violence
November 27 -- Port Edward council sides with residents over contentious rezoning bylaw
November 27 -- Preparing for the new work camp near Burns Lake
November 26 -- Terrace to prioritize senior care as needs grow
November 21 -- Smithers removes homeless camp at King Street and Highway 16
November 20 -- Pines patient not give bath for 8 days, resident says
November 20 -- Smithers Council passes two readings of second-stage housing bylaws
November 20 -- Goodacre Place: a partial success story
November 20 -- Petersburg assembly backs affordable housing project
November 20 -- Bad housing, needles, health care worry Houston council
November 19 -- Ketchikan mobile home park owner, staff charged with drinking and wastewater violations
November 14 -- A call for priority status for housing issues in Prince Rupert  NCR
November 14 -- 'Governor's going to have a fight': Pioneer Home resident suing state
November 13 -- Home sales drop by 15% year over year in Northern BC: BCREA
November 8 -- Cedar Village elder's housing in Prince Rupert opens (video)
November 8 -- Metlakatla 'breaking the glass ceiling' with seniors' housing
November 8 -- Cedar Village elder's housing in Prince Rupert opens (video)
November 8 -- Metlakatla 'breaking the glass ceiling' with seniors' housing
November 8 -- Cedar Village elder's housing in Prince Rupert opens  NCR
November 8 -- New Affordable housing option for Elders in Prince Rupert
November 7 -- Terraceview Lodge (video)
November 7 -- Cedar Village Elders Development has opened
November 7 -- Official Opening of Cedar Village charts path to December occupancy  NCR
November 6 -- Interim approving officer for Houston approved
November 6 -- Work begins on McConnell Estate gazebo/walkway project
November 6 -- BCREA expects housing market in Northern BC to rebound in 2020
November 6 -- Terrace Rotary clubs start McConnell Estates gazebo, walkway project
November 5 -- Kitsumkalum's upcoming bylaw asks residents to clean up front yards
November 5 -- McConnell Gazebo (video)
November 1 -- Granisle mulls seniors housing project


October 31 -- British Columbia's extreme winter shelter program launches tomorrow. Prince Rupert's shelter on Third West among the Northwest options  NCR
October 30 -- Granisle mulls seniors housing
October 29 -- Northern Women's Recovery House Society plans to incorporate Indigenous culture into program
October 25 -- Northwest BC Mayors join in Terrace to discuss impacts of growth
October 24 -- New Operators of pair of Prince Rupert Seniors residences look to the future with growth in mind  NCR
October 21 -- Fire at apartment building leaves 5 families homeless in Smithers
October 20 -- Fire on Main Street in Smithers guts an apartment
October 16 -- Houston housing needs surveyed
October 16 -- Smithers Council hikes water and sewer user rates 10 per cent annually until 2022
October 16 -- Smithers cleans up homeless camp
October 15 -- September housing sales spike by four percent in northern BC: BCREA
October 10 -- Residential construction skyrockets in Terrace
October 9 -- Indigenous housing discussion gains momentum
October 8 -- Homelessness, health care and housing are key issues for the City of Terrace
October 1 -- RDBN turns down temporary permit for pipeline camp in Houston


September 25 -- Cedar Village Housing extends deadline for applications for new Elders/Seniors Village  NCR
September 24 -- City of Terrace meets ministers to discuss impacts of LNG boom at UBCM
September 23 -- Tent City Redux in Prince Rupert NCR
September 22 -- Tents pitched outside City Hall to protest treatment of Prince Rupert's homeless
September 20 -- Uncertain future for KAPS location and rent as McKay housing gets redeveloped
September 18 -- Houston to begin housing assessment at the end of the month
September 18 -- Telkwa hires community housing planner
September 18 -- Deadline for applications for Cedar Village Housing units comes September 25 NCR
September 16 -- City of Prince Rupert, Metlakatla First Nation and Lax Kw'alaams Band sign relationship protocol  NCR
September 12 -- Northern BC housing market struggles in August: BCREA
September 11 -- Community planner hired in Houston
September 11 -- "Not an easy fix" Smithers council says about homeless camp
September 9 -- Gimme Shelter ... with campus housing in Terrace and Smithers. When can students of Coast Mountain College in Prince Rupert expect similar accommodations?  NCR
September 6 -- Coast Mountain College Student Housing Investment
September 6 -- College housing for Terrace campus (video)
September 6 -- New student housing projects announced for Coast Mountain College in Terrace
September 6 -- Coast Mountain College to build new student housing in Terrace with $18.7 million provincial funding
September 6 -- New student housing on the way for Terrace campus of Coast Mountain College  NCR
September 5 -- BC government to all for 2.6% increase for rentals in 2020  NCR
September 4 -- Exam rule a drag on home development, RDBN says
September 4 -- Housing, infrastructure top priorities in Smithers strategic plan
September 4 -- Terrace homeless forum (video)
September 4 -- Terrace comes together on homelessness


August 28 -- Smithers, Telkwa receive provincial grants for housing assessment
August 28 -- Smithers Town Council announce strategic plan
August 28 -- Lack of long-term care keeping Terrace seniors in hospital for months
August 23 -- Volunteer gathers supplies, donations for Terrace homeless
August 22 -- Two Terrace homeless campsites levelled
August 20 -- Cedar Village Housing Society opens applications for new Elders/Seniors residence on Green Street  NCR
August 19 -- Public Hearing on Zoning change request for Biggar Place properties set for tonight's council session NCR
August 16 -- Kitimat Realtors warn of resurgence of rental property scam
August 14 -- Port Clements and Masset receive funding for Housing Needs Reports
August 12 -- Northwest and Haida Gwaii communities among those to share in provincial funding to map housing needs  NCR
August 11 -- Two northwest BC cities crack top 50 in recent ranking
August 8 -- Tent City Forum in Terrace (video)
August 7 -- Date set for public forum on Terrace homelessness
August 7 -- Terrace to hold forum on Tent Camp and Homelessness
August 7 -- Terrace homeless forum (video)


July 31 -- Public hearing on rezoning proves divisive in Burns Lake
July 26 -- Council members share their enthusiasm for Prince Rupert's future following four day planning session  NCR
July 25 -- Terrace to hold forum on tent camps and homelessness
July 24 -- Terrace to organize public hearing on homelessness
July 19 -- 'Tent City' and homelessness a polarizing issue in Terrace
July 18 -- Redesign Rupert holds four day workshop to reimagine the city
July 18 -- Partnerships will blaze the trail towards a new look as part of the 2020 Prince Rupert Plan  NCR
July 9 -- Council to discuss growing tent village near Dudley Little Bridge in Terrace
July 9 -- House prices soar in Kitimat, Terrace
July 8 -- Terrace to discuss 'tent city'
July 8 -- City of Terrace holding public hearing regarding the rezoning of two Thomas Street properties
July 8 -- BCNREB report finds Sales and Listings drops for Prince Rupert real estate in first six months of 2019 NCR
July 5 -- Northwest housing sales dip across first half of 2019 
July 4 -- Cedar Village Housing Society issues call for Board Members  NCR


June 20 -- Realtors air concerns on Dual Agency restrictions for BC Finance Committee members NCR 
June 13 --  Residential or Commercial? Biggar Place rezoning quest brings questions on city's priorities NCR
June 11 -- 97 new homes ready for their Terrace residents
June 11 -- Terrace now has close to 100 new affordable homes in place after official openings today  NCR


May 29 -- 'Nowhere else to go': Homeless camps pop up in Terrace
May 15 -- For Chamberlin Avenue site, everything old will be new again  NCR
May 14 -- While LNG percolates, Kitimat remains most affordable for housing ... for now  NCR
May 13 -- Final opportunity for Public comment on Neptune Inn site comes with tonight's Public Hearing  NCR
May 3 -- City in the market for a new housing assessment
May 3 -- City to seek out housing study grant opportunity from NDIT  NCR
May 2 -- Neptune Inn zoning to go to Public Hearing May 13th  NCR


April 24 -- New style of affordable housing could be coming to Terrace
April 24 -- Tax exemption changes proposed for City of Terrace
April 24 -- Terrace creates new zone to allow for smaller, affordable homes
April 22 -- Housing affordability in Northern BC sees slight improvements: report
April 19 -- Despite an early slow-go, north expected to lead province in realty sales growth
April 17 -- Houston Council lobbies for more residential care beds
April 16 -- BCNREB first quarter numbers indicate Kitimat, Terrace remain NW hot spots  NCR
April 15 -- BC Housing does an about-face to reopen Terrace damp shelter
April 15 -- Modular hotel proposal in Kitimat now planning 119 rooms instead of 300
April 15 -- BC Northern Real Estate Board releases 2019 first quarter sales
April 13 -- Ocenaview Development land up for $24M in Prince Rupert
April 13 -- Plans submitted
April 11 -- Public hearing on rezoning of LB Warner site to be held in Smithers
April 10 -- Information session regarding Chamberlin Avenue rezoning to be held in Prince Rupert
April 5 -- Public hearing regarding rezoning of Mountain Vista Drive property to be held Monday
April 4 -- A spring clean for Prince Rupert
April 3 -- Park Avenue land back on the Prince Rupert Real Estate market  NCR
April 3 -- NDIT announces new housing programs for Northern BC
April 2 -- New owners of Raffles Inn to revamp bed-bug ridden hotel


March 29 -- Province announces housing recovery funds for Thaltan Nation
March 29 -- Province kicks in $1.75M for Telegraph Creek housing
March 27 -- Second cedar hat lowered on Metlakatkla seniors' housing development
March 24 -- Multi-Family housing zoning passed
March 18 -- Metlakatla raise the roof on seniors' housing development
March 14 -- Topping off a few weeks of good news on the housing front in Prince Rupert  NCR
March 14 -- Property owners unhappy with Petersburg AK zoning changes
March 13 -- Northern BC housing market holds sway as rest of province struggles with mortgage stress test
March 11 -- Crow's Nest housing opened in Prince Rupert (video)
March 11 -- Modular Units Now Open in Prince Rupert
March 9 -- Crow's Nest Lodge supportive housing officially opens with conference and tour
March 8 -- Metlakatla Elder/Seniors project continues to take shape
March 8 -- Prince Rupert Supportive Housing project opens
March 8 -- Crow's Nest Lodge opens in Prince Rupert  NCR
March 5 -- Kitimat Council approves rezoning for TSW's Housing project


February 28 -- No Building for Old Men (or Women) Neptune Inn building to revert to status as hotel accommodation NCR
February 27 -- Lake Babine Nation to open new family shelter
February 26 -- TSW Housing stance (video)
February 25 -- Council to consider request to return Neptune Inn site to zoning for hotel and restaurant use  NCR
February 22 -- $638 million in federal funding to go towards affordable Indigenous housing solutions
February 19 -- Northern BC housing sector riding hot momentum into 2019: BCREA
February 19 -- Mold shuts down construction at QC supportive housing project
February 15 -- Sitka Lodge to begin expanding
February 14 -- Townhouse rentals coming to Terrace downtown
February 14 -- Why a project to support women fleeing violence is being opposed by neighbours in Kitimat (audio)
February 14 -- Coastal GasLink prepares sites of construction work camps
February 13 -- Smithers Hilltop Inn rezoning on hold
February 13 -- Social services society outlines opportunities
February 13 -- No running water at trailer park
February 12 -- City advocates for smaller residential lot sizes
February 12 -- Tamitik project meeting (video)
February 12 -- Terrace Council votes to allow Sunday construction on affordable housing project
February11 -- New supportive homes now open in Smithers
February 9 -- Goodacre Place Ready to Open March 1st
February 8 -- Supportive housing to open next month in Smithers
February 8 -- Goodacre Place officially opens
February 8 -- Goodacre Place supportive housing unit ready to open in Smithers in March
February 8 -- Opening of new Smithers Supportive Housing Complex Today
February 8 -- Terrace Modular Housing (video)
February 6 -- Modular housing units arrive in Terrace
February 5 -- Telkwa braces for housing crunch
February 5 -- 17 to 18 million in budget for Seven Sisters mental health residence replacement
February 4 -- Demolition looming for Terrace's Seven Sisters mental health facility
February1 -- A town divided
February 1 -- New transition housing units coming to northern BC


January 30 -- Society seeks housing land
January 30 -- Terrace residential growth (video)
January 28 -- First Nations housing authority focus of newly signed agreement
January 28 -- Thornhill property owner asks to rent commercial space to residential tenants
January 26 -- City of Terrace pushes for grant funding to start $10M bench access improvement project
January 23 -- Houston real estate sales dipped in 2018
January 22 -- Kitimat Housing concerns (video)
January 22 -- Tamitik Housing concerns at Kitimat Council 
January 16 -- Houston property assessments nudge up
January 15 -- DoK delays third reading of TSXW land rezoning
January 15 -- Terrace home sales jump 59 per cent over 2017
January 14 -- Kitimat Housing hearing (video)
January 14 -- Housing project has residents concerned
January 14 -- Real Estate Forecast (video)
January 12 -- Kitimat home assessment values soar
January 12 -- Three properties added to PG Heritage register
January 11 -- Sales down, prices up in real estate market
January 11 -- So you want to challenge your housing assessment?  (audio)
January 10 -- Prices rise, sales drop for single family homes in Prince George
January 10 -- LNG pushes up home values
January 10 -- Property sales increase in the north in 2018
January 9 -- BC Housing proposal
January 9 -- Northern BC property values to rise in 2019
January 8 -- Home value in Terrace increases nine per cent, BC Assessment shows
January 8 -- Home values rise in islands municipalities
January 7 -- Seniors housing units ready for tenants in Port Edward
January 4 -- Kitimat Mayor Germuth on Property Assessments for 2019 (video)
January 3 -- Kitimat sees largest of increases as BC Assessment Notices for 2019 head for the Mailbox  NCR
January 3 -- Bulkley Valley property prices on the rise
January 3 -- Burns Lake lags behind neighbours in housing efforts
January 3 -- PG Real Estate Agent breaks down what property value spike means for Buyers, Sellers
January 2 -- Property values rising in northern BC
January 2 -- Moderate increases in property assessments in the North
January 2 -- Property assessments reveal 10 percent increase in PG
January 2 -- Kitimat home assessment values soar
January 2 -- Northern BC Property Values see moderate increase
January 2 -- 87 homes, units to be built in Northwest this year: Stikine MLA
January 2 -- Northwest Property Assessments  (video)
January 2 -- Property assessments take big jump in Kitimat -- and a more modest rise elesewhere in the Northwest
January 2 -- Kitimat tops northwestern BC single family home value increase list
January 2 -- Home assessment prices in Kitimat raise, ending streak of decreases

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