New project announced to eliminate barriers for people living in poverty

The Richmond Poverty Response Committee’s mission is to work towards alleviating the effects of poverty through research, advocacy as well as filling gaps in service. To that end, the RPRC is launching a new project titled “Eliminating barriers to participation for Richmond residents experiencing poverty.” The goal is three-fold — to help those living in … Read more

Affordable housing units to remain at Oval Village

A number of planned affordable housing units at the Oval Village development on 6888 River Rd. and 6900 Pearson Way have been saved, due to a City of Richmond decision to utilize excess gaming revenue to temporarily fund overrun costs of the “KFC site” social housing complex. See below: City councillors and Mayor Malcolm Brodie have chosen … Read more

Richmond Rental Connect upcoming workshops schedule

In addition to our upcoming March workshop for Building Successful Tenant-Landlord Relations, here is the schedule for the next few months. The below dates, with the exception of November, will be held at the Richmond Caring Place (7000 Minoru Blvd.) from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 345/50. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., please email … Read more