B.C.’s housing affordability crisis is denying working class people the ability to own or rent a home that fits their needs. Rents are skyrocketing, and wages are not keeping up. To make life more affordable, we need to strike at the root of the housing crisis. An Affordable B.C. is possible.
Victory: Province caps rent increases below inflation for 2023Read more
The BCGEU is welcoming today’s announcement from Premier John Horgan that the provincial maximum allowable rent increase for 2023 will be set at two per cent.
Victory: City of Burnaby Greenlights BCGEU Affordable Housing Project - BC General Employees' UnionRead more
Replicable model could be a gamechanger for tackling housing affordability
Burnaby - Yesterday, Burnaby councillors voted seven to two in favour of a rezoning application brought forward by the BCGEU that had the potential to offer a new model for tackling housing affordability.