The following reports have been produced by or on behalf of the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group, and are listed in order of date of publication:
Prior to the 2011 Municipal Election, the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group held an “All-Candidates Briefing Session on Homelessness and Affordable Housing in the Tri-Cities” to acquaint candidates with the state of homelessness and housing affordability in the Tri-Cities and encourage them to include these issues in the their election campaigns.
A report on a study of youth homelessness in the Tri-Cities published in January, 2013. The purpose of the study was to gain a better understanding of the numbers of youth who are homeless and at risk of homelessness in the Tri-Cities, as well as their needs and challenges. The report was a collaboration between the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group and Douglas College Child, Family & Community Studies.
Tri-Cities Annual Housing Affordability Report 2013
The intent of the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group’s “Annual Housing Affordability Report” is to provide a report card on indicators of living affordability in the Tri-Cities as it relates to the cost of housing, and to provide trends where that data is available. Published in April 2013.
The Housing Needs of Women and their Children in the Tri-Cities
This report, published in June 2013, provides information about the housing needs of women in the Tri-Cities who are single parents, and their children. The report includes available demographic information, an inventory of existing housing and supports for women and children in the Tri-Cities, information about vulnerable population sub-groups, project priorities and the services which are needed by women and their children in the Tri-Cities. Prepared by M. Ninow Consulting.
Published in April 2014
A statement of needs and rationale for mental health & addictions facilities and services and housing in the Tri-Cities and beyond which could potentially be met on the re-purposed Riverview Lands. Prepared and submitted to the BC Housing-lead Riverview Visioning Project by the Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group based on advocacy over the past 8 years.
Data on housing affordability in the Tri-Cities as supporting documentation for the recommendations in the Riverview Lands Statement of Need.
Session notes provided to candidates in the 2014 municipal election that attended the “All-Candidates Briefing Session on Homelessness and Affordable Housing in the Tri-Cities” held on October 26, 2014
The case for housing affordable to low and low-moderate income households as a community asset, and the role municipalities can play in its supply.
A summary of key performance indicators for housing affordability in the Tri-Cities
Published in April 2015
Published in April 2016