Monthly Archives: October 2012

Opinion: New policies will not make Vancouver housing affordable – Rezoning concepts from Mayor Gregor Robertson’s Task Force on Housing are more likely to put existing older units at risk of demolition (Elizabeth Murphy, in Vancouver Sun, 18-Oct-2012)

By Elizabeth Murphy, Special to The Vancouver Sun Excerpt: Improving housing affordability and building rentals are important priorities. However, rezoning policies resulting from the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability will not provide affordable housing. The policies will instead increase inflationary … Continue reading

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“Don’t rush, Mayor Gregor”: Community leaders make urgent appeal on Housing Affordability Task Force major land use policies

(Vancouver, October 2, 2012) Nearly thirty prominent community leaders and groups today sent a joint letter (MTF Housing – Neighbourhood Group letter – 1-Oct-2012) to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and City Council with the following message: We are requesting that the … Continue reading

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