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10,000 Units of Affordable Housing Need Per Year

A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives indicates that 10,000 units of non-market affordable rental housing are needed in the Metro Vancouver region annually in order to successfully tackle the affordability crisis and prepare for future needs. 

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First MIRHP Developments Receive Approval

On the evening of December 12 Vancouver City Council held a public hearing on the first three developments of the Moderate Income Rental Housing Pilot Program.

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Holiday Hours

The following are our holiday hours for 2019/2020.

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Cancel the 2020 Rent Hike

Alarm bells are ringing across British Columbia: Vancouver has seen a record number of homeless, Greater Victoria has zero affordable neighbourhoods, and in Kelowna over 54% of single-mother households are spending more than half their income on rent.

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Open Letter Opposing Deportation of Mohamed Harkat

The VDLC is continuing to call for an end to security certificates and for Mohamed Harkat to be allowed to remain in Canada as a refugee. 

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Possible SkyTrain Strike

UPDATE: A tentative agreement was reached between CUPE 7000 and SkyTrain early on December 10, thereby averting impending strike action. 

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