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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.

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.
More shelters open in Vancouver as B.C. braces for below-normal temperatures this winter

More shelters open in Vancouver as B.C. braces for below-normal temperatures this winter

As the climate crisis brings more extreme weather more people will become vulnerable to displacement.
Being a B.C. 'vanlifer' is more than a TikTok trend, it’s a lifestyle

Being a B.C. 'vanlifer' is more than a TikTok trend, it’s a lifestyle

Pretty Instagram photos? A rebellion against capitalism? A response to the housing crisis? Why some people in B.C. are living the "vanlife."
How zoning affects Metro Vancouver’s affordable housing crisis

How zoning affects Metro Vancouver’s affordable housing crisis

Governments may say zoning can help build community. Others argue zoning promotes economic and racial segregation. 
Chasing potential: Federal parties and their housing policies

Chasing potential: Federal parties and their housing policies

What is the definition of affordable housing? And where do the federal party leaders stand on the issue?