Vancouver Housing Affordability

The Worst Place To Afford A House Is..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver remains the worst place in Canada to afford a house despite slumping prices, says a report from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The costs...

The Losing Battle Of Vancouver Affordable Housing

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's housing affordability keeps on dropping, and it seems that nothing politicians have done can stem the tide. Vancouver's average monthly...

Vancouver Considers Communal Living

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Vancouver is considering a proposal by people in Cedar Cottage, a neighbourhood in East Van, to build a "cohousing" complex where families...

Vancouver: World's 2nd Least Affordable City

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is the second least affordable city in the world when it comes to housing, according to a U.S. think-tank. Demographia ranked the B.C. c...

The Vision For Vancouver 2050

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Affordable housing and a strong transit system are key for Vancouver leading into 2050, Mayor Gregor Robertson told a crowd of real estate professiona...

Vancouver DEAD LAST On Affordability

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Would you spend your whole paycheck on your home? Statistics from RBC Economics show that Vancouver residents are very close to that. A report rele...

If You're Finding Housing Harder To Pay For, You're Not Alone

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Housing affordability continued to erode in most markets across Canada in the second quarter as a result of higher home prices and interest...

Vancouver 2nd Least Affordable City For Housing: Global Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

Vancouver is the second-least affordable city for housing among 325 major developed cities, a new study says. Only Hong Kong was found to be less a...