Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2024

Welcome to the 2024 edition of the Richmond PRC information round-up containing useful weekly news and announcements for low-income residents from service providers, various levels of government and our members.  If you, or someone you know, would like to join the RPRC please browse our site for more information. Monday February 19, 2024 ​Greetings to … Read more

Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2023

Although a slow return to a new-normal is underway, the post-pandemic world remains an uncertain one. To help Richmond residents cope with constant changes, Richmond PRC member organizations continue to offer a mix of in-person and virtual services. We endeavour to keep everyone updated with weekly news and announcements from both service providers and government. … Read more

Join the Richmond LEMR postcard campaign

What is LEMR? LEMR stands for Low End Market Rental. This term is used by the City of Richmond and others to categorize units that will be rented at a rate below market value, and is part of the city’s affordable housing strategy. However, it is not sufficiently effective as these units may not be … Read more

October 10 to 16 is Homeless Action Week

The City of Richmond mayor and councillors have proclaimed Oct. 10 to 16, 2023 as Homeless Action Week, to encourage all citizens to recognize and support efforts to put an end to homelessness.

Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2022

Seeing as how the pandemic is not over yet, and coupled with natural disasters caused by climate change, in-person and/or virtual services offered by Richmond PRC member organizations are more important than ever. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. If you or someone you … Read more

Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition launches RENT campaign

At the July 11th Richmond City Council meeting, the RPRC made a submission on non-market housing . Council unanimously approved a referral for a staff report on the three RPRC recommendations. The date also marked the official launch of the Richmond Electors Needing Tenancy (R.E.N.T.) campaign. Read the official press release below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Read more

Richmond City Council approves PRC submission on non-market housing for staff report

Good news! On July 11, Richmond city councillors unanimously approved a referral for a staff report on all three recommendations from the Richmond PRC’s submission on non-market housing. City staff has been tasked to perform research and produce a report, which should be presented to council in the fall following the Oct. 15 municipal election. … Read more