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4 October, 2017

Nelson CARES gets affordable housing funds

2017-10-04T15:16:25+00:00

B.C. Housing has awarded $6,300,300 in funding to a Nelson CARES project that will build 48 units of affordable housing. It was one of three dozen projects funded around the province amounting to a total of a half billion dollars. Nelson CARES will rebuild four buildings that it owns on Nelson Ave. that were formerly [...]

27 September, 2017

LAKESIDE PLACE OPEN HOUSE

2017-09-27T17:53:55+00:00

Dear Neighbour, Nelson CARES Society has received funding from BC Housing and other sources to redevelop Lakeside Place, an affordable housing development located at 805 Nelson Avenue (at the corner of Nelson and Kokanee Avenues). It is our goal that this new building will help address the need for affordable housing in our community, while [...]

26 September, 2017

OPENING DOORS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

2017-09-26T22:56:37+00:00

is the theme for a week packed with events from October 9 to 13. Affordable housing has become an issue of increasing concern in Nelson over the past year.  People of low income are hit the hardest.  Yet it is increasingly hard to find affordable housing in town, whether you’re a young family trying to [...]

22 June, 2017

9th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson

2017-09-27T17:54:25+00:00

The Nelson Committee On Homelessness is pleased to release its 9th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson. This Report Card focuses on mental health and substance use issues: who is effected, causes, the connections between mental health problems and substance use and their relationship to homelessness, and how the community is working to address [...]