Impact Story – Blair

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Building bridges, community and inclusionWraparound services, like a meal, are part of the continuum in housing stability Blair Oughton has known Jane Njogu for about two years but, since the pandemic hit, she’s played a … Read More

Impact Story – Carl

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A winding road to healthAnd the challenges of staying housed Carl Pendleton has a new lease on life. He’s on the other side of leukemia and a life-saving bone marrow transplant for which he had … Read More

Better rental supports for people in North Vancouver

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Original Article: People and families facing a financial emergency will have access to better supports to help pay rent and avoid eviction through Harvest Project’s new rent bank. The North Shore Rent Bank provides … Read More


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Original Article: June 10, 2019 The Province of B.C. has granted $10-million to the Vancity Community Foundation to develop a sustainable provincial rent bank program. Rent banks provide emergency low- or no-cost loans to … Read More

Rent bank could be coming to the Tri-Cities

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Cities, Share Family and Community Services seek to tap into provincial fund for help for Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Coquitlam residents who face eviction because of a financial catastrophe Diane Strandberg / Tri-City NewsOriginal Article: People … Read More

What’s A Rent Bank?

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Original Article: Catherine Ludgate July 8, 2019 When you’re living on a tight budget, it’s scary to think about what would happen if you had to deal with an emergency expense. You might be able … Read More