Healthy cities require a strong middle class. Unfortunately for us, Vancouver is well on its way to becoming a city for the very rich and the very poor.
If, like me, you want Vancouver to be a home for middle-class families, it’s past the time for us to take urgent action.
Most younger Vancouver families can only hope to own a home if they have asset-rich parents. And, when looking for a place to rent, they’ve got very few options that provide them with any kind of long-term security.
They’re not the only ones who feel defeated.
Article on The Georgia Straight by Mark Marissen.