Monthly Archives: February 2014

BC Budget Reaction

Budget Word CloudThe Provincial budget was introduced on February 18 and it had some interesting developments with regards to housing and homelessness.

From the perspective of the Coalition the most exciting piece comes in the increases to the budget of BC Housing. Its total budget will increase from $613 million this year to $660 million next year. It is also interesting to note where that increase in expenditures will be felt. Housing subsidy expenditures for example will increase by close to $20 million. Continue reading