A visit to the City of New Westminster’s Queensborough. An ambitious call to truly fix the suburbs and get us more housing there along the way.
How to build better burbs to ease the housing crunch. Transforming suburbs creates options for families priced out of city and creates better communities
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Perhaps only the forest fires in the interior of British Columbia rival the rents in the province’s largest city these days.
Rents on fire: Vancouver follows San Francisco’s lead to curb rental crisis. An estimated 24,500 households in Vancouver are in need of more affordable housing
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Rental advocacy doesn’t seem like the easiest gig in Canada these days, even though there’s plenty to work with.
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Housing rights group says crisis in Quebec remains a problem
New Westminster renovictions leave low-income renters feeling desperate. Company says building hasn’t seen significant work since 1970 and renovations are necessary
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Forget Vancouver, BC’s future will be decided by the suburbs. With big city problems creeping into the land of cul-de-sacs and single-family homes, suburban swing ridings are set to determine the outcome of the provincial election
Some insight from recent US experience?