Latest Classifieds in Vancouver
Unaffordable residential, commercial realities rankle local market, October 31, 2017
Peter Mitham wrote this article for the Real Estate section of Business In Vancouver, in which he mentions Westbank’s Joyce-Collingwood development that had recently been a point of controversy. There was community pushback to the Joyce-Collingwood development because it was so unaffordable in a neighbourhood that is home to many low-income families and marginalized communities.
Notes On Van Housing
Carnegie Community Centre
This research summarizes the fight for social housing in the 1990s, the promises that were made and broken, and the overall tension between the Downtown Eastside and low-income residents, Gastown residents, developers and the City.
“Worlds colliding” by Scott Steele, Maclean’s, April 21, 1997
This article explains the demographics of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, and explains the danger of “condo culture” on the fabric of a neighbourhood.