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Globe and Mail: New budget does little to help B.C. home buyers -

Mike Hager – The Globe and Mail, February 21 (with quotes from BCNPHA CEO Kishone Roy) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/new-budget-does-little-to-help-bc-home-buyers/article34107318/ B.C.’s Liberal government says it is happy with how its foreign-buyers tax has helped cool Metro Vancouver’s real estate sector and could expand it to battle rising prices in the suburbs east and north of Vancouver and Victoria. The… Read more »

B.C. Budget Lacks Long-Term Affordable Housing Plan -

B.C. Budget Lacks Long-Term Affordable Housing Plan Housing advocates propose Renters Grant as solution to support renters Housing advocates are urging the provincial government to continue investing in affordable housing for all British Columbians and consider a new approach to rent supplements that would combine many existing programs into one monthly Renters Grant. “The one-time… Read more »

CBC News: Metro Vancouver homeless count looking for volunteers -

CBC News, February 15 (interview with BCNPHA CEO Kishone Roy) The triennial Metro Vancouver homeless count is taking place on March 7 and 8 and organizers are looking for help. The B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association uses nearly 1,200 volunteers across the region to count and survey people staying at shelters and on the streets over… Read more »

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