BC Non-Profit Housing Newsletter
The latest updates from BC's affordable housing sector | April 24, 2020
The spring edition of infoLINK is now available!
This issue offers a mix of asset management content and education resources, along with information to help your organization face the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To support social distancing protocols and minimize the potential for spreading the virus, this issue of infoLINK will be a digital-only publication.
Join our Board!
We’re seeking individuals who are passionate about contributing in a meaningful way to the non-profit housing sector. Board members are supported by BCNPHA’s CEO and staff.
Put in your request for meals and toilet paper
BC Housing is working to coordinate food supplies and toilet paper stock for non-profit housing providers to supply to tenants around the province. Housing providers must use the online form on the BC Housing COVID-19 section of their website.
More FREE webinars coming
We may be unable to host our in-person RENT events, but we are pivoting to new online learning opportunities designed to respond to the immediate and emerging challenges we are now facing. We are expanding our webinar offerings, with the goal of having up to two webinars per week from April to the end of June.
Pandemic planning for non-profit housing providers
The evolution of COVID-19 into a global epidemic affecting the daily lives of Canadians has been a rapid one. Learn about the importance of having a pandemic plan in place and how to develop one.
Housing Central Conference a finalist in the Canadian Event Industry Awards
We are pleased to share that the Canadian Special Events Magazine has named the 2019 Housing Central Conference a finalist in the 2020 Canadian Event Industry Awards. The Canadian Event Industry Awards are the hallmark of achievement in the Canadian event and meeting industry.
Looking for cleaning products?
Our program with Planet Clean offers BCNPHA members an exclusive 15% discount on over 12,000 environmentally friendly cleaning products.
Community support for people with disabilities is essential work.
Community Living BC is asking non-profit housing providers to please remember to allow support workers to enter buildings to provide essential supports during the pandemic.
IT & Cybersecurity during COVID-19
The pandemic is prime time for cyber criminals to wreak havoc. Non-profit housing providers and their tenants must be able to prevent attacks.