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Immigration targets and housing plans in B.C. are not aligned, experts warn

Immigration targets and housing plans in B.C. are not aligned, experts warn

Canada's effort to build new housing for new residents has slowly declined over the past 20 years, says migration expert.
B.C. city planners en route to densifying single-family home neighbourhoods

B.C. city planners en route to densifying single-family home neighbourhoods

A B.C. government plan to impose zoning policies on municipalities aims to densify detached-home neighbourhoods across the province. But many cities are already on their way to doing so.
B.C.'s short-term rental policies on track, issues with enforcement remain

B.C.'s short-term rental policies on track, issues with enforcement remain

Different municipalities have different economic needs, making it difficult to implement provincewide regulations
'Landmark' 59-storey highrise with hotel proposed next to Burnaby's Crystal Mall

'Landmark' 59-storey highrise with hotel proposed next to Burnaby's Crystal Mall

Metrotown could be home to a new highrise tower.
How B.C. politicians aim to create more certainty for developers

How B.C. politicians aim to create more certainty for developers

Housing minister expands on new BC Builds program, plans to digitize permitting processes
Rental developments, upgrades set to transform Lower Mainland urban centres

Rental developments, upgrades set to transform Lower Mainland urban centres

The 59-acre site redevelopment at Coquitlam Centre is an example of how mixed-use developments and densification can dramatically change communities
B.C. social housing: non-profit programs with promise

B.C. social housing: non-profit programs with promise

This is the last of a two-part Western Investor special report on the millions of dollars in government spending, which is meant to provide affordable housing for the most vulnerable in British Columbia
Blinded by billions: a look at spending on social housing in B.C.

Blinded by billions: a look at spending on social housing in B.C.

This is an update on the first of a two-part Western Investor report on ballooning government housing support for the most vulnerable in British Columbia.
Businesses bracing for impact of Nordstrom’s Vancouver exit

Businesses bracing for impact of Nordstrom’s Vancouver exit

Interest in the site is strong, but questions swirl about how the store's exit will impact nearby businesses
Up to 4 units allowed on single-family lots as B.C. works to increase housing density

Up to 4 units allowed on single-family lots as B.C. works to increase housing density

The provincial government says it will introduce legislation in the fall to bring in the change across British Columbia.
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