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New NDP ministers tour Vancouver's tent city, Downtown Eastside

Residents of a tent city near Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside say they’re taking a wait-and-see approach to a visit by two B.C. cabinet ministers on Tuesday. 425 more words


City of Vancouver admits towers get taller to secure affordable housing

Vancouver’s Chief Planner is defending the increasing height and density of the city’s towers as a necessary measure to address the rental housing crunch.

This follows comments made last week by a local developer that… 223 more words


Developer argues Metro Vancouver towers are getting too tall

Are towers in Vancouver getting too tall for their own good?

That’s the unexpected argument being made by one Vancouver-based architect and developer, who says buildings in Vancouver and its surrounding municipalities have found themselves in a race for the sky as cities lay on the pressure for more affordable housing. 345 more words


Mayor Gregor Robertson denies Vision Vancouver too closely tied to developers

Vancouver’s mayor is downplaying any sort of influence from big developers who make donations to his Vision Vancouver party.

LISTEN:  Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson talks housing affordability on The Jon McComb Show on CKNW… 157 more words


Affordable rental project could turn housing into Vancouver's 'Hunger Games': activist

It’s too little too late.

That’s what Vancouver housing activists call the city’s proposal for affordable rental units in the Oakridge Municipal Town Centre.

Coverage of affordable housing in Vancouver on Globalnews.ca: 483 more words


From 2001 to 2016, over 12,000 more Vancouver homes were left 'empty': city report

The number of properties that would potentially be subject to an empty homes tax grew by over 12,000 units in Vancouver in the past 15 years, according to a report to a city Policy and Strategic Priorities meeting that’s set to take place next week. 757 more words


Activist group says City of Vancouver needs to do more for 10-Year tent city residents

The Carnegie Community Action Project is criticizing the City of Vancouver for ignoring people living at the 10-Year tent city.

Jean Swanson with the Action project claims the city is now harassing the dozens of people living there. 176 more words