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  2. "residents may be upset with previous or past governments for perceived setbacks and evasions of responsibility. Foreign owners have also become a favourite scapegoat for many residents. But there is another group ... out of favour."


    "Housing anxiety has not been accompanied by a rejection of the policies coming out of the provincial government. The recently introduced housing taxes have been very popular, even among voters who are traditionally critical of the governing NDP."


    “Spaces The Well will provide over 127,000 square feet and Spaces West Georgia over 120,000 square feet of collaborative workspaces, which originated in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has 137 locations in 30 countries and 94 cities around the world"


    "He lauded City of Coquitlam, which he said has 3,071 units approved. 'They’ve made up their mind, with the backing of the electorate, that rental housing would be a very beneficial asset and would help the social fabric of the community'”


    “In downtown Vancouver, there is a limited supply of land, and it's very attractive to foreign capital,” he said. “There will always be an exit price if the market goes south.”


    “deliver, along with other partners, 72,000 units of truly affordable housing over the next 10 years. More than a third of the units will be geared toward households earning less than $80,000, including 12,000 units of social and supportive housing”


    $2,188,000, Tax Assess $2,483,000. "3 bedroom Sub Penthouse home in the sky at Marinaside - Yaletown. The view is one-of-a-kind & will take your breath away. Boasting over-height ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, 2 parking stalls."


    "Task force chair Spencer Chandra Herbert said the proposed new formula would limit annual rent increases to the cost of inflation. Currently the formula allows for rents to go up by cost of inflation plus two per cent."


    "Even if the city didn’t approve the zoning change, Moore said, many single-family homes end up with three to four tenants living in them anyway, if the basement and laneway house at the back is rented out."


    Empty storefronts pockmarking Vancouver strolls such as Robson Street, Denman Street and south Main Street are due to a mix of higher rents, development pressures and store owners following their customers to the suburbs"


    "20 stomach-dropping rides, gripping live shows, eight haunted houses and much more! And, while those attractions are spooky enough, there is going to be entire cast of creepers running around waiting to scare."


    "The fastest falling real estate markets are also the country’s most expensive. All three of the markets are coming off of record price gains, so some moderation is likely welcome."


    “There’s an anticipated 35-percent return on this Trout Lake development, which is really great considering that if you look at the underlying asset, it’s a $1.6-million house, of which $1.5 million is land value.”


    “Jiang has since started a new career in one of Vancouver’s hottest commodities, real estate, purchasing pre-sale apartments and flipping them.”


    "An investigation into so-called Golden Visas by Radio-Canada program Enquête reveals the extent some wealthy immigrants have gone to abuse a Quebec immigration program."


    “400 square feet with two young children and 3 pets. My husband commutes more than two hours to work, each way, five days a week, but his income is low, as is the same for just about everyone trying to get by in Vancouver and its surrounding areas.”


    "Housing is the top issue for most voters in this municipal election, a recent report found, although some like Fetoui want access to affordable places to raise families while others are concerned about over-development."


    "Rich foreigners seeking to gain Canadian residency through a controversial Quebec program are being advised to hide questionable assets, lie about their intention to settle in the province and even adopt a new identity."


    "'Looking at downzoning or rescinding would be something down the road as a possibility, but the important thing is to stop the speculation effect,' said ."


    "One of the key differences between the three housing units currently allowed on a single-family lot and the four that would be allowed is that a laneway house cannot be sold on its own, but a duplex with one lock-off space can be."

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