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Vancouver city council gives green light to 'locals-first' pre-sale housing policy

A controversial motion that would give Metro Vancouver residents first crack at new pre-sale condos passed at city hall on Tuesday, following much debate.

The motion, introduced by Mayor Gregor Robertson, was supported by Vision Vancouver councillors and Green councillor Adrienne Carr, passing 7-2. 562 more words

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Vision Vancouver says it heard people 'loud and clear' on housing, but some are skeptical

Mayor Gregor Robertson said Vision Vancouver has heard people’s concerns about housing “loud and clear” after its candidate came in fifth in the Oct. 14 byelection. 908 more words

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Vancouver’s housing crisis key issue for newly-elected city councillor

Newly-elected NPA Coun. Hector Bremner looks forward to helping ease people’s concerns around Vancouver’s housing market.

“Now with four votes on the council, I think it’s momentum for our message. 159 more words

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City of Vancouver unveils $28M housing project, calls for gov. assistance

The City of Vancouver is unveiling an affordable homes project located along the 1100 block of Seymour Street.

The project will house singles, couples and families. 170 more words

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Housing affordability the worst it's been in 27 years. Here's a cross-Canada look

Housing affordability worsened for the eighth consecutive quarter in Canada, making levels the poorest they’ve been since 1990 — that’s 27 years.

READ MORE: Ontario government announces $200M for supportive housing… 867 more words

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Toronto top city in the world at risk of a housing bubble: report

The Toronto real estate market is not only overvalued, it’s the top city at risk of a housing bubble, according to a new housing report. 519 more words

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Landlord B.C. says a rental freeze in Metro Vancouver would do more harm than good

The main lobby group for landlords around the province says a rent freeze proposed by a city council candidate in Vancouver will only harm renters’ options. 169 more words

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