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Finding solutions for homelessness

Archived - May 31City releases 2016 homeless count results and updates on low-income housing

The count found 1,847 people facing homelessness, almost 6% more than in 2015, clearly reflecting the impacts of Vancouver’s significant housing challenges.

Illustration of family-housing development at 2910 East Kent Ave S

Archived - May 25Vancouver Land Trust partnership to create 358 units of affordable housing on City-owned sites

Families and seniors in need of affordable housing will benefit from the new rental and co-op homes in Kensington and Killarney, available in 2017 and 2018.

Vancouver is part of 100 Resilient Cities

Archived - May 24City of Vancouver selected to join 100 Resilient Cities global network

City amongst final group of cities selected in competitive grant process, gaining access to international network of tools and partnerships to build resilience.

Mobi bike

Archived - May 20Introducing Mobi, bikes we share

The name selected for Vancouver’s new bike share program to launch this summer is Mobi (pronounced moe-bee). Discounted memberships available until June 30.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - May 19Medical marijuana-related businesses: permitting, licensing, and enforcement continues

We are making progress in the licensing process and are continuing to take enforcement action against Medical Marijuana-related Use (MMRU) stores operating outside of City bylaws. View updates.

Spanish Banks East Concession

Archived - May 18Surf, sand, sun and snacks: Park Board seeks your input to improve concession experience

The Vancouver Park Board has hired a consultant to develop a business strategy to improve concession food and beverages to better reflect Vancouver.

East Fraser land concept drawing

Archived - May 17Park Board approves contract for new parks in southeast Vancouver

The parks will link with trails along the Fraser River and create ecological connections to Everett Crowley Park and Fraserview Golf Course to the north.

House at 1550 West 29th Avenue

Archived - May 13Heritage Inspection Order issued for 1550 West 29th Avenue

Our Director of Planning has ordered a heritage inspection of the property located at 1550 West 29th Avenue. The action was taken to evaluate the home’s potential historic significance. This is the first time a Heritage Inspection has been ordered.

Couple facing home

Archived - May 112015 Vancouver Housing Report Card

We're halfway into our 10-year Housing and Homelessness Strategy and have invested over $600 million in affordable housing so far and created major protections for renters. Find out our focus for the next five years to face affordability challenges.

Mayor Gregor Robinson, Ann English, Jerry Dobrovolny holding certificate

Archived - May 10City of Vancouver first BC municipality to receive quality management certification

We are the first municipality in the province to receive Organizational Quality Management (OQM) certification from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC).

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