Housing

blogs

New NDP shadow cabinet sees Eby promoted to housing file

By Bob Mackin, 23 Jul 2014


news

'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jul 2014


news

Internal Audit Slammed BC Housing Deal in Victoria

FOI reveals Bay store condo conversion drew internal probe before province pulled out.

By Bob Mackin, 11 Jul 2014


news

Tear Down Families: Rentals Tight, a Survival Strategy

Vancouver area's high priced housing forces some families to move from one home slated for demolition to the next.

By Emi Sasagawa, 7 Jul 2014


news

Abbotsford to Argue Its Bylaws Don't Hurt the Homeless

City shouldn't be 'fighting people without homes,' says plaintiff.

By Emi Sasagawa, 4 Jul 2014


news

Are Online Vacation Renters Displacing Vancouverites?

As US cities aim to tame behemoths like Airbnb, the city stands at a crossroads.

By Karen Sawatzky, 27 Jun 2014


news

For Renting Seniors, a Subsidy to Soften Sky-High Rents

While imperfect (and not well-known), SAFER can help struggling residents get by.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jun 2014


blogs

One-in-six Metro Van renters face landlord discrimination, survey finds

By Emi Sasagawa, 19 Jun 2014


news

Anti-Poverty Advocate Poised to Lead Portland Hotel Society

Retired Vancouver health exec Ted Bruce set to be appointed Friday.

By David P. Ball, 29 May 2014


news

Meet Vancouver's Tear Down Kids

Living in a housing-crisis wracked city? Why not try demolition life?

By Emi Sasagawa, 26 May 2014


opinion

The Landfill Is No Place for Vancouver's Character Homes

A disposable city doesn't do much for affordability, either.

By Fiona Tinwei Lam, 24 May 2014


blogs

Polled Tyee readers offer heaps of fixes for Vancouver's housing woes

By Ian Holliday, 23 May 2014


news

Homeless Population Spikes in Abbotsford

Fraser Valley city quashed a low-barrier supportive housing facility in February.

By Emi Sasagawa, 13 May 2014


blogs

Vancouver councillor 'painfully aware' of affordable housing crisis

By Emi Sasagawa, 13 May 2014


news

Cheap Condo Experiment Fails to Live up to Hype

Planner finds result of Vancouver project 'embarrassing' as buyers flip for profits.

By Ian Holliday, 8 May 2014


blogs

Slumlord owing tenants $18,000 skips hearing

By Emi Sasagawa, 5 May 2014


blogs

Empower the city to address Vancouver's housing crisis: COPE

By Emi Sasagawa, 29 Apr 2014


news

From Red to Black, but Olympic Village Far from Gold

Aquilini buys up remaining condos, but lawsuits still plague the complex.

By Bob Mackin, 29 Apr 2014


blogs

BC to review tenancy laws that may trap women in bad relationships

By David P. Ball, 24 Apr 2014


news

Mayor's Pledge to End Street Homelessness Takes a Hit

Vancouver's Robertson calls increased numbers of unhoused a 'frustrating setback.'

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Apr 2014