Posts Tagged ‘housing’

Housing on UBC's Vancouver campus.

UBC housing plan to increase affordability and choice for faculty, staff and students

Sep. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC has approved a comprehensive housing program designed to help more UBC faculty, staff and students live on its Vancouver campus. UBC will expand housing for its academic community and workforce on campus, becoming the only Lower Mainland employer to offer significant levels of restricted housing to employees, and one of the world’s first universities to offer non-profit housing to low-income staff.

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Canadian arts philanthropist’s $5-million gift creates major new arts centre at UBC

Apr. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

A $5-million gift from arts philanthropist Michael Audain’s family foundation will establish a major new centre for the visual arts at the University of British Columbia, providing a leading-edge facility for future generations of Canadian artists.

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Affordable housing elusive for new Canadians in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal

Mar. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

With housing prices at record levels, a University of British Columbia-led study finds that new Canadians are struggling to find adequate and affordable housing in the country’s three largest cities.

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Planning student surveys Vancouver’s housing future

Oct. 1, 2009 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: ,

When Latosia Campbell, MSc student at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), first came from Jamaica to Canada to study she was surprised to find only a small selection of Vancouver rentals fit her student budget.

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