A number of people loaned the project large sums of money, at rates as low as 0% interest.Continue reading Rainbow Ridge debt free: All loans can now be repaid
Cortes Island senior Hanyu Wasyliwis in no hurry to unpack the boxes after her latest move.
The 77-year-old is settling into her new digs at her leisure because, for once, she’s not going anywhere.
“I do not intend to pack up and move ever again, God willing,” she said laughing.Continue reading Cortes Island takes step to solve seniors housing crisis
People have either moved, or are moving, into all four new units at the Cortes Island Seniors Village.Continue reading Moving into the Seniors Village
This article is the first in a three part podcast series called Finding Home.
The first podcast features Sandra Wood and Ian Scott discussing the options and challenges for creating affordable housing that they have encountered in pursuing the creation of four affordable rental units for seniors and 20 units for all ages on Cortes. That podcast is almost two hours long and includes a number of questions and answers from local community members. Please listen to the podcast for more in-depth explanation of the Seniors Village expansion and the Rainbow Ridge project.Continue reading Finding Home: Options and Challenges
Cortes Island is about to become home to four new units of BC Housing supported housing in the Cortes Seniors Village. The Seniors Village expansions is “already more than 50% complete,” says Sandra Wood, Housing Coordinator for the Cortes Island Senior Society.Continue reading Seniors Village expansion more than 50% complete