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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


Vancouver hosts 'Big Conversation' to address future of affordable housing

A large roundtable forum was held Saturday to allow the public to give input into Vancouver’s affordable housing strategy.

Dubbed “The Big Conversation,” the event was hosted by the City of Vancouver and allowed residents of all backgrounds to voice their concerns and suggestions. 948 more words


Vancouver home prices may have finally shaken off foreign buyers' tax: index

It’s taken nine months, but the Vancouver housing market may have finally shaken off the foreign buyers tax, data from a home price index suggested on Wednesday. 326 more words


SRO residents find alternative housing following displacement at Balmoral Hotel

The Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative says it’s pleased to see progress in finding housing for tenants of the Balmoral Hotel.

Coordinator Wendy Pedersen says it’s great to see the City of Vancouver making strides to help people in need. 239 more words


Cheap Home

A thrifty father of two has waved goodbye to mortgage after swapping his family home for a double-decker bus.

Professional inventor Rick Hunt, from Cambridgeshire, spent just £3,600 on the disused bus, stripping back the seating to kit it out with three bedrooms as well as a kitchen, bathroom, dining area and seating area for when the vehicle is on the move. 137 more words


Vancouver House For Sale: Only 2,099 Bitcoin

In February 2016 we explained, correctly in retrospect, that the reason behind the unprecedented surge in Vancouver home prices was the seemingly constant flood of “hot Chinese money” desperate to park itself as far away from China’s banking system, and into offshore real-estate. 446 more words

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