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May 09More protection for renters and rental stock proposed by City

We're introducing new measures to further strengthen protection for renters and the existing affordable rental stock in multi-family areas of the city.

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May 09Next phase of False Creek South process to address resident leases

Our goal is to prioritize retaining existing community members, protect vulnerable residents, and create affordable and diverse housing options.

View of modular home at 220 Terminal Ave

May 09688 Cambie Street being considered as a site for temporary modular housing

We have taken steps towards creating 600 new homes for homeless residents with the proposed addition of 100 new temporary modular homes at 688 Cambie St.

Vancouver Special Operations Members

May 08Emergency Preparedness Week is May 6 to 12

Prepare for all types of emergencies at our family-friendly event on Friday, May 11 at Canada Place.

West end of vancouver with snow capped mountains

May 04VAHA and City announce Community Land Trust will build 1,000 units of affordable rental housing on City land

Community Land Trust (CLT) will develop seven sites of City-owned land, resulting in approximately 1,000 new affordable rental units.

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May 03Park Board and City Grow the urban forest: 100,000 new trees and counting

We have passed the milestone of 100,000 new trees planted in Vancouver since 2010 and are closing in on the civic goal of 150,000 new trees by 2020.

Rendering of Cambie Corridor

May 02Phase 3 of Cambie Corridor Plan approved by Council

City Council approved the Cambie Corridor Phase 3 Plan, which will transform single-family neighbourhoods.

vehicles and people along Granville Street

May 02City’s updated Liquor Policy increases support for local businesses, arts and cultural organizations, and public health and safety

Council has enacted bylaws to support businesses, promote public health, and align with provincial regulations by updating our Liquor Policy.

Homeless Count volunteer

May 01City releases 2018 Homeless Count results and presents actions for responding to homelessness

Homeless count results give insight as to who is experiencing homelessness, what services have been implemented, and efforts to add new affordable housing.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

May 01City of Vancouver celebrates one year as a Living Wage employer

In 2017, Vancouver became the largest city in Canada to be certified as a Living Wage employer and a year on they have recommitted to this minimum level of pay for both staff and externally contracted vendors.

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