affordable housing

Maureen Brown and her roommates asked for help finding a new place after the Township bought the home they’ve rented for the last few years. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Renters facing eviction from Township-owned house ask for aid

The locals were helped by a tenants right group

 

The cold weather has prompted a need for shelter space for Langley’s homeless. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

Extra beds in shelters as cold hits Langley’s homeless

Hotel-based housing is helping to ease the need for shelter space

 

Former City mayor Peter Fassbender heads up the society working to create 98 units of affordable housing on church-owned land. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley church’s affordable housing project takes big step forward

There is just one more approval needed from Township council

 

Artist’s impression of the six-storey rental development planned to replace the West Country hotel in Langley City on the 20200 block of 56th Avenue, as seen from the community park on Michaud Crescent (Pennyfarthing image)

LETTER: What’s affordable rent in Vancouver is not the same as in Langley

The math on the rent formula for a downtown development doesn’t work for a local letter writer

  • Jan 4, 2021
Artist’s impression of the six-storey rental development planned to replace the West Country hotel in Langley City on the 20200 block of 56th Avenue, as seen from the community park on Michaud Crescent (Pennyfarthing image)
An architect’s rendering of the proposed apartment building planned by Christian Life Assembly. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Church plan for affordable housing moves forward

The 98-unit apartment building will be debated after a public hearing

An architect’s rendering of the proposed apartment building planned by Christian Life Assembly. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Government drives up cost of affordable housing

An Ottawa developer digs into building costs after reading about Langley’s new affordable housing

  • Dec 4, 2020
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Rents range from $1,000 for a studio apartment up to almost $2,000 for a family townhouse at Emmaus Place, built as affordable housing. (Langley Advance Times files)
Rents range from $1,000 for a studio apartment up to almost $2,000 for a family townhouse at Emmaus Place, built as affordable housing. (Langley Advance Times files)
A rendering of the planned seniors housing apartment complex. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Hospital Foundation plans seniors housing in Murrayville

The project will make 30 per cent of units affordable, if approved

A rendering of the planned seniors housing apartment complex. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Former City mayor Peter Fassbender heads up the new society to create almost 100 units of affordable housing on church-owned land. (Langley Advance Times files)

Church housing society seeks feedback from Langley residents

CLA Housing hopes to build almost 100 units of senior and family housing

Former City mayor Peter Fassbender heads up the new society to create almost 100 units of affordable housing on church-owned land. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pastor Kristen Steele and Steve Trummler of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in front of the new four-storey seniors housing building that sits on church land. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley church ready to welcome tenants to seniors housing project

The construction of Emmaus Place was finished ahead of schedule

Pastor Kristen Steele and Steve Trummler of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in front of the new four-storey seniors housing building that sits on church land. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Pastor Kristen Steele of the Valley Lutheran Church spoke Nov. 13 about the congregation’s long-awaited affordable seniors housing project, now under construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Affordable housing for Langley seniors to open by early 2021

Emmaus Place is a partnership between a local church and goverment agencies

Pastor Kristen Steele of the Valley Lutheran Church spoke Nov. 13 about the congregation’s long-awaited affordable seniors housing project, now under construction. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
‘Balanced’ Langley housing market sees prices fall as sales stall
‘Balanced’ Langley housing market sees prices fall as sales stall
Peter Fassbender, a former councillor and mayor for the City of Langley and former Liberal MLA, has been attending Christian Life Assembly for more than four decades. He’ll be heading up the new church’s new housing society.

VIDEO: Langley church looks to create affordable rental housing

Christian Life Assembly is proposing to partner with BC Housing to build a 97-unit complex.

  • Mar 3, 2019
Peter Fassbender, a former councillor and mayor for the City of Langley and former Liberal MLA, has been attending Christian Life Assembly for more than four decades. He’ll be heading up the new church’s new housing society.
LETTER: Langley housing group urges voters to pick pledge candidates

LETTER: Langley housing group urges voters to pick pledge candidates

Housing is a key election issue for a local group.

  • Oct 18, 2018
LETTER: Langley housing group urges voters to pick pledge candidates
B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

B.C. to give municipalities final say over rental zoning

City halls will be required to provide housing needs assessment

B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. to give renters a break on deposits, rent increases

Short-term lease loophole to be closed, Selina Robinson says

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)