housing

Density alone is not the solution to Victoria’s housing crisis, panel says

On April 10, the Housing For All community group hosted a panel to discuss upzoning and the proposed changes to Victoria’s inclusionary housing policies. Speakers were critical of the changes.
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Community gives feedback on new UVic residence buildings

Expanded service route behind SUB and potential temporary dining hall among the new additions A week after the Premier announced plans for a 25 per cent increase in student housing…

Camp on the run

Namegans Nation and the case for community While the socioeconomic causes of homelessness are well understood, victims are still blamed as if they caused the problem themselves. Countless solutions have…

This is the ONLY way to live in Victoria!

Local news staff discovers ways to cut down on rent that landlords will HATE! Everyone knows that the Victoria housing market is causing many aspiring and current residents to contemplate…

September’s “Housing for All” rally saw results at Victoria City Hall ahead of the upcoming municipal election

A small crowd of supporters rallied outside Victoria City Hall just before a key council meeting on Sept. 6 to show support for changes to Victoria’s building laws that would…

UVic look for feedback on proposed student housing designs

In the middle of a week of celebration for the graduating class of 2018, plans to welcome the next batch of undergraduate students to campus were already in the works.…

How to handle silverfish this summer

If you live in Victoria (or in any damp city), you’ve probably seen those nasty little bugs that inhabit our bathrooms, kitchens, and closets. They’re silver with long antennae and…

B.C. NDP announces new investments for student housing

UVSS happy about the plans after months of lobbying Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures chilling the province, the B.C. NDP government warmed up to post-secondary institutions in their 2018 budget…

Report highlights Victoria’s student housing crisis

A new study highlights the impact of the ongoing housing crisis for Victoria-area students. The study found that 70 per cent of post-secondary students reported that their yearly earnings place…