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BC Rental Protection Fund

BC Rental Protection Fund

British Columbia’s Rental Protection Fund aims to address one of our most pressing challenges of losing existing affordable rental homes to an escalating housing market. Earlier this year, the provincial government announced that a new $500-million fund will be...

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Q+A with Sarah about the Housing Access Portal

Q+A with Sarah about the Housing Access Portal

One of Housing Squamish’s core mandates is to coordinate and improve affordable housing delivery and access in Squamish. We’ve heard from existing housing providers in Squamish that there is a need for a single point of access for community members who are looking for...

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Message from the Executive Director

Message from the Executive Director

As winter rolls into spring, I am excited to share our second quarterly newsletter. The past few months have been buzzing with activity at Housing Squamish as we work with our local community partners, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and all levels of...

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Housing: A key ingredient for local business success

Housing: A key ingredient for local business success

With the extent of today’s housing challenges, everyone has a housing story. With that in mind, we regularly meet with members of our community to be better aware of their challenges, share information and ideas and find new ways to collaborate. Last month, we...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Work with Housing Squamish Are you passionate about creating equitable housing opportunities and making a meaningful impact in your community? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where your ideas and contributions can shape a new and growing organization? If so, we...

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Updates & News from our Partners

Updates & News from our Partners

We work in partnership with local community-based service providers that also support housing in Squamish. Here are a few ways to get involved with these organizations in the upcoming months. Squamish Helping Hands Society is a charitable organization that provides...

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A Message from our Executive Director

A Message from our Executive Director

I am excited to present our first Housing Squamish quarterly newsletter, where we will be providing regular updates to our community about the work of our organization and our partners, housing data and trends, and opportunities to engage with us. The past year saw...

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Meet Our Board

Meet Our Board

Housing Squamish is very fortunate to have a volunteer board made up of skilled and passionate community members who are working together to bring more affordable housing to our community. Guided by our strategic plan, this hands-on board is working to implement the...

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Word on Housing Community Survey

Word on Housing Community Survey

What you told us about housing in Squamish In the fall of 2023, Housing Squamish conducted a community survey on housing with Squamish residents. More than 600 people made their voices heard about barriers to finding housing and ideas for improving access to secure,...

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Squamish 2023 Point in Time Homeless Count Results

Squamish 2023 Point in Time Homeless Count Results

The 2023 Squamish Point in Time Homeless Count took place in a 24 hour period between the evenings of April 24th and 25th this year, in partnership with Homelessness Services Association of BC , Squamish Helping Hands Society, PearlSpace, Sea to Sky Community...

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Take our Survey: Word on Housing

Take our Survey: Word on Housing

Take our Survey: Word on Housing As we plan for the future of Squamish Community Housing Society and for our community, we want to hear about your thoughts and experiences with housing in Squamish. Join the conversation by taking our Word on Housing survey, open until...

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