Over the past few months, media attention has focused on the loss of older character homes barged from Oak Bay and transplanted to other communities. The San Juan Community Home Trust is a grateful recipient of these homes, re-purposed by the Trust as affordable housing on San Juan Island, Washington State. This affordable housing project … Read more
The attached link to the British newspaper, the Guardian, and it’s article on Oak Bay housing, resonates across our region. Thanks to reporter, Ashifa Kassam for her coverage and interest in this blog website and my articles on housing. You can read the entire Guardian article here: Guardian newspaper article on Oak Bay homes going to Washington State.
This week, our local CBC radio show “On the Island,” with host Gregor Craigie, did an interview with a community leader who works for the San Juan Island Housing Trust in Washington State. The Trust is committed to providing affordable and attainable housing by creating a neighbourhood of recycled homes that come from other … Read more