Each year since 2017, Brightside has conducted a Community Enhancement Survey, intended to capture residents’ needs for supports from their own perspective, obtain detailed information about challenges faced by residents in order to propose solutions to improve their housing security, gather information that would guide the development of an action plan, and assess interest in […]
Community Engagement Summary Update – Alice Saunders and Edward Byers/Loyal Orange As part of Brightside’s redevelopment plan for 2924 Venables Street (Alice Saunders House) and 1425 & 1451 East 12th Avenue (Loyal Orange and Edward Byers), Brightside’s community engagement efforts are designed to give the community an opportunity to provide input on the preliminary plans […]
William Azaroff, Brightside’s CEO, was elected to the BC Non-Profit Housing Association’s Board of Directors on Tuesday, November 19th. Election results were announced at the Housing Central conference. The BCNPHA is the British Columbia’s umbrella organization for the non-profit housing sector, empowering non-profit housing organizations through advocacy, education and support.
Held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Hastings Community Centre Auditorium from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Brightside is one of the City’s largest and longest-standing housing societies, owning and managing 26 properties providing homes for over 1,000 residents. Brightside is proposing to redevelop Alice Saunders House to ensure we’re able to meet the needs […]
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 12, 2019 – Today, Brightside Community Homes Foundation, one of Vancouver’s oldest and largest affordable housing societies, announced that it plans to redevelop five of its current buildings in an effort to respond to Vancouver’s housing crisis. The plan to build supports Brightside’s overarching goal to renew aging buildings and double […]
The Seniors Housing Lab will use a community-based approach to create stability for Metro Vancouver seniors who rent New Westminster, British Columbia, June 5, 2019 – The Seniors Services Society of BC has received $95,501.00 in funding from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) under the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]
Vancouver, British Columbia, May 24, 2019 – Brightside Community Homes Foundation (Brightside), one of Vancouver’s largest and oldest affordable housing societies for seniors, families, and people with disabilities, today announced the appointment of William Azaroff as its new Chief Executive Officer. Azaroff joins Brightside from Vancity credit union, where as Vice President of Community Business […]