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Elevation 2.0 - SS-19: A Tale of Four Cities: Reports from the Front Lines of BC’s Affordability Crisis

July 06, 2022 | Posted byPublié par : CIP | 2.0, Elevation
In a region which has seen exponential change in housing prices, home ownership is increasingly out of reach in most of British Columbia’s urban centres. Strong growth pressures, historically low vacancies, and rent increases stressed tenants. In a fun, interactive session with fast-paced presentations, four BC municipalities—Burnaby, New Westminster, City of North Vancouver and Victoria—will compare and contrast their different approaches to addressing this “wicked” problem. While enabled under singular provincial legislation, the four cities have walked different paths. From supply-based approaches to incentives, zoning, regulatory restrictions, and everything in between, each municipality will share their respective creative approaches to rental policies, affordability, getting rental on the ground, and taking care of tenants.




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