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Metrotown towers would displace 84 units in Burnaby

Metrotown towers would displace 84 units in Burnaby

Two new highrises proposed for Metrotown are heading to public hearing this month. A total of 537 new housing units will be built, and 84 low-cost, older housing units will be destroyed if both projects are approved.
Plans move ahead for 46-storey tower in Burnaby

Plans move ahead for 46-storey tower in Burnaby

Plans for a 46-storey tower in Brentwood are going forward after city staff released a report responding to concerns raised at a public hearing in March. A second tower in that neighbourhood will also head to public hearing in June.
Greater Vancouver home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Greater Vancouver home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Residential sales forecast to slow further this year but recover next year
Home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Home sales across the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver region – including Sea-to-Sky and Sunshine Coast – may be soft so far this year, but that won’t be enough to reduce average prices, according to the British Columbia Real Estate Association
Coquitlam City Centre tower gets green light

Coquitlam City Centre tower gets green light

Polygon proposal for 40-storey high rise at Westwood and Glen approved by council
UBC report blames housing unaffordability on red tape

UBC report blames housing unaffordability on red tape

Home-building restrictions are six times larger cause of housing crisis than speculation, reports professor
Residents express concern over Metrotown ‘demovictions’ in Burnaby at tense public hearing

Residents express concern over Metrotown ‘demovictions’ in Burnaby at tense public hearing

More than 100 people attended public hearing, some lobbing insults at city council
Renters want major changes to B.C.’s tenancy rules

Renters want major changes to B.C.’s tenancy rules

Vancouver Tenants Union submits 50 recommendations to Rental Housing Task Force
Food companies gobbling up industrial space

Food companies gobbling up industrial space

Daiya Foods deal for massive Burnaby warehouse underscores industrial space crunch
Rental Housing Task Force to hit the road for answers to rental crisis

Rental Housing Task Force to hit the road for answers to rental crisis

To help the B.C. government improve the Residential Tenancy Act, the newly appointed Rental Housing Task Force will be touring the province in search of answers to the rental crisis, the group announced May 28.