Tag: Rental housing

Vancouver adds 1,000 rental units a year, has best rental protection in Metro. Other cities? Don’t ask

No one likes to lose 400 low-cost affordable rental units over a five-year period, as Vancouver has, but Michael Mui’s story in today’s 24 hrs neglects to point out that Vancouver has added 1,000 rental units a year for… Read More

Rising rent burden for US renters “can’t be fixed city-by-city,” says Harvard study

More than half of American renters are now paying more than 30 percent of their income for rent, according to a new Harvard study, a problem that researchers say is as much a “low income” problem as it… Read More