The Home Owner Grant program invites B.C. homeowners to take advantage of their funding which in 2023 has a threshold set at $2.125 million.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 30, 2022
As waiting times for dispute resolution remain long for B.C. landlords and renters, the Province of B.C. has announced that it will invest an estimated $15.6 million to increase staffing for Residential Tenancy Branch’s (RTB) operations.
by Marius Auer | Dec 19, 2022
Families and individuals are urged to prepare for the well below freezing weather by taking steps to mitigate their risk of temperature related injuries and travel related mishaps.
by Marius Auer | Dec 5, 2022
A new Merritt apartment building that looks to open its doors in the coming days has had its fair share of controversy before receiving final occupancy for the building. Olympic Villas, located on Walters Street, is a four-storey apartment featuring a number of unit types and amenities, and was built utilizing BC Housing’s “HousingHub’’ program.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 1, 2022
Preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service shows in 2021, 93% of all accidental deaths among people experiencing homelessness were identified as being caused by the illicit drug supply.
by Merritt Herald | Oct 7, 2022
On Saturday, October 1, BC Liberal Party Leader Kevin Falcon met with the people of Merritt to hear their concerns. The engagement served as an opportunity for locals to meet the new leader in person as well as to voice out issues that he could bring up in the legislature.
by Marius Auer | Jun 7, 2022
The City of Merritt is looking to support unhoused and homeless residents who may be struggling to find accomodation, with city council voting 4-1 at its May 24 meeting to allow tents to be used as overnight shelters in one of the city’s parks.
by Marius Auer | Apr 19, 2022
The evacuation orders on a majority of properties still considered uninhabitable have been lifted by the City of Merritt.