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Homing in on the Houseless…’Affordable’ Means Never Having to Say Subsidized…

  Vancouver real estate town hall has people share their stories The town hall on Wednesday evening was organized by B.C. NDP MLA David Eby By┬áMaryse Zeidler, CBC News Posted: Mar 17, 2016 6:15 AM PT Last Updated: Mar 17, … Continue reading

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Who Defines “Affordable?”

Vancouver mayor offers $250M of city land for social housing Gregor Robertson is asking the federal government give $500M in return for affordable housing projects CBC News Posted: Feb 02, 2016 8:11 AM PT Last Updated: Feb 02, 2016 9:29 … Continue reading

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The Working Class can Kiss my…

Condos without down payments could be sold by B.C. developer Buyers would get a discount on the price, which would become a virutual down payment CBC News Posted: Jan 12, 2016 9:33 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 12, 2016 9:33 … Continue reading

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No Seniors Need Apply……

WHAT’S YOUR STORY? Senior struggles to find affordable housing in Vancouver It’s a story too common among seniors, says executive director of the Seniors Services Society By┬áThe Early Edition, CBC News Posted: Oct 15, 2015 2:48 PM PT Last Updated: … Continue reading

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You Had Me (Choking) at Affordable…

This morning, I had to control my urge to laugh while reading: Affordable Housing Canada: Housing Boom, Government Cutbacks Create ‘Rent Squeeze’ by Rachel Mendleson in HuffPost Oct 4, 2012 I knew, the minute I read the headline, that the … Continue reading

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