housing crisis

Temporary modular housing approved for Kaslo Street

The Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver, Gil Kelley, announced today the approval of a development permit to build 52 new temporary modular housing units at 4480 (formerly 4410) Kaslo...

Thirty nine units of temporary modular housing approved for Powell Street

The City of Vancouver's Director of Planning has approved the development permit for the construction of temporary modular housing at 525 Powell Street (formerly 501 Powell St.). The...

Black Panther’s Afro-futurism, Early Man’s British humor and Oscar’s short-film hopefuls

Also a weekend of socially conscious documentaries ranging from the arms trade, the harm that high tech gadgets do to Vancouver’s housing crisis
homeless, homelessness, Vancouver rental market

Former seniors care facility in Victoria to become housing for the homeless

The purchase comes as the province heads to B.C. Supreme Court in its second attempt to evict the 80 to 100 people who have been camping on the grounds of the Victoria courthouse since last year.

As Vancouver grapples with housing crisis, how Europe has tackled vacant homes

Imagine living in a former church, school building or fire station for $50 a week. Consider a 25 per cent tax on people who leave their homes vacant.
housing crisis, real estate, Vancouver, rent, eviction, landlord, tenant

HOUSING CRISIS: One typical family's search for a place to call home

Two parents in the arts field, three kids and their dog all add up to one serious dilemma when it comes to finding a home to rent in Vancouver.
Fenella Sung and Ivy Li

Track foreign buying of real estate, says Chinese Canadian group

The Friends of Hong Kong call on government to stop dismissing complaints about off-shore buying as 'anecdotal'.

Mulcair announces NDP strategy to invest in co-op housing

Speaking to press at the downtown Woodward’s building, the NDP leadership frontrunner announced his party’s plan to prioritize affordable housing.

First United Church, Union Gospel Mission, Citywide Housing Coalition, and Kerry Jang on state of homeless during cold wave

Since the cold snap hit,  First United Church and Union Gospel Mission have each seen an increase in numbers. The number of guests at First United Church increased from around 250 to 300...