Remaining homelessness grant money finds a home

by  Scott Stanfield – Comox Valley Record; posted Jul 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM The regional district board approved a request from Comox Director Tom Grant to commit remaining homelessness grant funding from the Vancouver Island Health Authority to the Dawn to Dawn Action on Homelessness Society. The money — $15,654 — will help the society continue a scattered housing […]

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Affordable housing referendum nixed

by  Scott Stanfield – Comox Valley Record, posted May 16, 2014 at 4:00 PM The regional district board has opted not to hold a fall referendum about the possibility of establishing a local affordable housing service. The Comox Valley Housing Task Force — whose mandate is to build community capacity to address housing and homelessness — had proposed the service. […]

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Clarity sought about ‘bridge funding’ request

By  Scott Stanfield – Comox Valley Record, posted Mar 31, 2014 at 12:00 PM The regional district board has asked for clarity from the Comox Valley Housing Task Force before considering a ‘bridge funding’ request of $15,000. The money would be used to ensure progress of initiatives concerning homelessness and housing, and help the organization transition to the next governance entity. The […]

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