Townhouses along key SkyTrain line must be torn down to make way for big development, city says.
Vancouver lags only slightly behind Canada’s home ownership levels, according to newly released federal data that some experts think is misleading thanks to skyrocketing prices.
City Coun. Kerry Jang says “misinformation” is behind a growing number of neighbourhood rebellions across Vancouver.
As thousands of university and college students gear up for fall classes, the hunt is on for scarce housing in the Lower Mainland.
Several hundred Marpole residents attended an event at a local community centre on Sunday, with organizers saying 1,500 households have requested protest signs.
The anti-gentrification war in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is heating up after a group of nonprofits and businesses labelled protesters as “bullies.”
Eroding incomes and plunging rental stock leave 380,600 households in ‘severe’ need.
The city should require low-income “social impact assessments” of all new businesses and condominiums in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Over the past decade, the average price tag of new homes in Canada has almost doubled, and homeownership remains hindered by skyrocketing personal debt.
Affordable housing is a recognized human right, say legal advocates, but too many residents of B.C. are unable to exercise that right, or even access the legal system as tenants.