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: Stopping Mass Evictions in Clayton area of SurreyRead more
Amanda is a homeowner in the community of Clayton in Surrey, where hundreds of renter families were facing eviction at a time when vacancy rates in Surrey are near 0%. Earlier this week, they won a major victory at the Surrey city council. Amanda has been a BCGEU member since 2002. These are her words:
Van Sun Opinion: Taxing Land Value, Closing Loopholes Will Solve the Vancouver Housing Affordability CrisisRead more
This op-ed was originally published in the Vancouver Sun and is a collaboration between Paul Finch, Jared Melvin and Harpinder Sandhu