|Along with rising home ownership prices, continued low rental vacancy rates are of serious concern to residents, local governments and business in the Metro Vancouver region. Metro Vancouver’s new Regional Affordable Housing Strategy promotes housing affordability and diversity, with a focus on rental housing supply and location. Local governments are key to implementing regional housing policy direction. Join us to hear about the regional strategy and what some municipalities are doing to stabilize and increase the supply of purpose built rental housing.
Speakers for Sept 15 – Vancouver:
· Margaret Eberle, Metro Vancouver
· Andrew Merrill, Major Project Planner, City of Coquitlam
· TBC Tristan Johnson, Planning Analyst, New Westminster