“It’s an ongoing problem.” Vancouver Head Planner Brian Jackson discusses affordable housing in the Vancouver Sun

City of Vancouver Head Planner Brian Jackson

Vancouver Head Planner Brian Jackson sat down for an interview with the Vancouver Sun, discussing topics from Community Amenity Contributions to developing affordable housing.  Jackson describes as the biggest issue facing the city.

“Affordable housing. It’s an ongoing problem. It’s not a new problem of trying to improve the affordability of housing for people who want to move to Vancouver and do it in such a way and to facilitate growth … that still protects the single-family neighbourhoods and the quality of life that we have here in Vancouver.”

The full article can be found at:  http://www.vancouversun.com/business/commercial-real-estate/Vancouver+head+planner+Brian+Jackson/10271033/story.html?__lsa=42d4-4546#ixzz3FkePHi6y

Affordable housing has repeatedly been identified as the biggest challenge facing our city.  To hear candidates for Vancouver City Council debate the issue, don’t forget to RSVP for the Affordable Vancouver? debate on Thursday, Octover 23.  More information can be found here: http://housingjustice.ca/affordable-vancouver-debate-with-city-council-candidates/