BC Housing announced on December 14, 2011 that Raincity Housing has been selected to develop and operate the permanent Tri-Cities Emergency Shelter &Transitional Housing Facility at 3030 Gordon Ave. in Coquitlam. Funding for the shelter and housing facility was confirmed earlier in October. Consultation, development and design is expected to be completed by the end of 2012, with construction of the facility starting in early 2013. Facility opening is scheduled for late spring 2014. To view the BC Housing media release, clickhere.