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These stories about the affordable housing crisis in Greater Vancouver are made possible through the continued support of Weatherguard Gutters as part of our Community Leaders Program.

'Limited options': How can Vancouver get out of its colossal housing mess?

'Limited options': How can Vancouver get out of its colossal housing mess?

Is the era of the single-family home behind us in Vancouver?
Mike Howell: The good, bad and interesting of Vancouver’s housing strategy

Mike Howell: The good, bad and interesting of Vancouver’s housing strategy

Record year for approvals of purpose-built rental, but homes for households earning $80K still lacking
Here's how Canada's new budget could impact affordable housing in Vancouver

Here's how Canada's new budget could impact affordable housing in Vancouver

The CEO of the BC Non-Profit Housing Association breaks down the good, bad, and ugly when it comes to housing committments in the new federal budget.
Here’s what you need to know about the ‘Vancouver Plan’

Here’s what you need to know about the ‘Vancouver Plan’

Planning document goes before city council in June for approval
Vancouver wants to add 4,000 more new laneway houses by 2028, so we talked to the city's laneway home expert

Vancouver wants to add 4,000 more new laneway houses by 2028, so we talked to the city's laneway home expert

The dish on what City Hall can do to make building them easier for homeowners, and what Vancouver can learn from cities like Los Angeles
Federal government contributes $44.5 million for East Vancouver seniors’ rental housing project

Federal government contributes $44.5 million for East Vancouver seniors’ rental housing project

Brightside Homes to redevelop its property on East 12th Avenue for 157 rental homes
Inside 'Making Home': How can Vancouver make homeownership a reality in one of the world's priciest cities?

Inside 'Making Home': How can Vancouver make homeownership a reality in one of the world's priciest cities?

The City of Vancouver has embarked on an ambitious housing plan to help a middle class that’s increasingly priced out or leaving the city altogether. So what does it all mean?
Vancouver council approves 10 ‘tiny shelters’ for homeless

Vancouver council approves 10 ‘tiny shelters’ for homeless

Councillors raise questions over $1.5 million cost to run two-year experiment
Airbnb challenges ruling to disclose short-term rental data to Vancouver housing activist

Airbnb challenges ruling to disclose short-term rental data to Vancouver housing activist

Rohana Rezel: ‘Overall, it will help citizens get a clear understanding of who's hosting what and where’
How a higher tax on some homes could address Vancouver's affordable housing crisis

How a higher tax on some homes could address Vancouver's affordable housing crisis

“We need a bit of a tax shift,” says a UBC public policy professor with a big idea for redistributing wealth.