Tag: Heather Place

If COPE agrees with need for housing authority to tackle affordability, why oppose Heather Place?

The Coalition of Progressive Electors’ new housing discussion paper, released this week with all possible fanfare, calls  for a city housing authority, similar in many respects to a key recommendation of Gregor Robertson’s 2012 Mayor’s Task Force on Housing… Read More

Vancouver battle against homelessness undercut by federal inaction on housing

The rising numbers of homeless identified in last month’s Vancouver homeless count are being matched by increases in Toronto and Calgary, as well, says UBC Okanagan professor Carey Doberstein, because Ottawa is not doing its part to support… Read More

Heather Place redevelopment will replace 86 social housing units, add 144 rental units

The Metro Vancouver Housing Corp. has confirmed that the Heather Place redevelopment in Vancouver, which will see the replacement of 86 units of social housing and the addition of 144 units of additional rental housing at 14th and… Read More