Meena Wong Feed http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/contributor_content/23232 en City’s 2017 budget failed on affordable and social housing http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/city-s-2017-budget-failed-affordable-and-social-housing On December 7th, Vancouver City Council presented the 2017 budget that revealed a scandalous failure to bring real affordable and social housing to Vancouver. The budget report shows that over the...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/city-s-2017-budget-failed-affordable-and-social-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Affordable Housing City budget Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:51:00 +0000 Meena Wong 23291 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Many vacant properties missed by Vancouver’s new tax http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/many-vacant-properties-missed-vancouver-s-new-tax Imagine a home on the west side of Vancouver valued at $3 million. It's unoccupied. The owners live in the United States, but have declared the home - their only property in Canada - as a principal...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/many-vacant-properties-missed-vancouver-s-new-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion vacant properties tax Vancouver Sat, 19 Nov 2016 03:54:00 +0000 Meena Wong 23233 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop