Hundreds protest over Vancouver housing affordability

Downtown Vancouver saw hundreds of protesters take to the streets angry at the increasingly unaffordable housing in the city.

Politicians, housing advocates, academics and young professionals were among those who want more to be done to avoid pricing Vancouverites out of the city.

The demonstration was also on Twitter where the hashtag #donthave1million reflected the view that without being able to get a million dollar mortgage many would-be buyers will be unable to buy their own home.

The event was organised by a group called Generation Squeeze which is focused on the issues of those in their 40s and younger.
 

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COMMENTS

  • by MFenn 2015-05-25 5:07:37 PM

    But in practical terms, what is the underlying argument? Investors go away and put your money someplace else? Foreigners' money supposedly does not behave as 'nicely' as 'indigenous' money?

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