Let's Talk Housing in Hope


BC Housing is working with the City of Hope to find solutions for those at risk or experiencing homelessness in the city.

Based on the last Point-in-Time count in 2020, 69 people were identified as homeless, an increase of 27 from 2017. The 2020 count took place two weeks before the declaration of a provincial state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put an increased strain on housing across the continuum including shelters, supportive and affordable. For shelters, the necessary step to lower capacities in order to provide a safe


BC Housing is working with the City of Hope to find solutions for those at risk or experiencing homelessness in the city.

Based on the last Point-in-Time count in 2020, 69 people were identified as homeless, an increase of 27 from 2017. The 2020 count took place two weeks before the declaration of a provincial state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put an increased strain on housing across the continuum including shelters, supportive and affordable. For shelters, the necessary step to lower capacities in order to provide a safe environment for those needing its services has meant that fewer people can benefit.

We know homelessness cannot be solved by one group alone. BC Housing and the City continue to work collaboratively with service providers to address this urgent need for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Hope.

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Page last updated: 27 September 2021, 16:11