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rental housing

Vancouver proposes licensed short-term Airbnb stays to increase rental supply

Vancouver's mayor wants to ban Airbnb rentals for those who aren't living in the homes they are listing, while requiring everyone else to hold a business licence. Mayor Gregor Robertson has revealed...
New Rental Housing approved for Punjabi Market

Mayor and Council Approve New Rental Housing in Punjabi Market

Vancouver, BC (April 6th, 2016) – A new mixed-use building in South Vancouver’s Punjabi Market neighbourhood has been given the green light to proceed. The rezoning decision, made at last night’...
Cassandra Wilson got her first glimpse of her new view Wednesday.

How a city jail became homes with hopeful views

Affordable housing in a former Vancouver remand centre gives hope to its new residents.

Carr takes surprise council seat as final poll goes Green

Campaign focused on affordable rentals paid off for first-time candidate.

Point-Counterpoint: Kerr vs. Stevenson on West End development and the STIR program

Two points of view. The first from Tiko Kerr, West End Neighbors, and the second from Vision Vancouver Councillor Tim Stevenson. A presentation of VOTV.

Mayor calls for City to explore modular housing to meet affordable housing needs

A motion coming to city council next week calls for the City to begin exploring the creation of modular housing in Vancouver, something Mayor Robertson says can potentially provide a solution to...

Vision Vancouver Shows Lack of Vision for the West End

Last night, Vancouver City Council voted 6-2 in favour of a 22-storey highrise at Bidwell and Davie. The 210-foot, 20-storey building will have 49 rental housing units and 98 condos. The developers...