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Jun 14Engaged city generates ideas to invest Empty Homes Tax revenue

City Council will consider a set of recommendations from City staff to allocate the revenue collected to date from the first year of the Empty Homes Tax.

Girl riding Mobi bike on seawall

Jun 14Now more people can use public bike share to get more places

Mobi by Shaw Go will now be more accessible thanks to the expansion to Commercial Drive, a reduction of the minimum age to 12 years old, and a partnership to launch the Vancity Community Pass.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Jun 13City proposes $2 billion housing endowment fund with Housing Vancouver strategy update

The City will be proposing the consolidation of a $2 billion dollar Vancouver Affordable Housing Endowment Fund to Council next week.

modular housing rendering

Jun 074949 Heather Street being considered as a site for temporary modular housing

The City and Government of BC have taken steps towards creating new homes with the proposed addition of 100 new temporary modular homes at 4949 Heather St.

modular housing rendering

Jun 06Temporary modular housing approved for Little Mountain site

Director of Planning Gil Kelley announced the approval of a development permit to build 46 new temporary modular homes at 137 East 37th Avenue.

City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Jun 06Candidate names to be listed in random order on 2018 election ballot

Mayoral, councillor, and Park Board commissioner candidates will now be listed in random order, not alphabetical, on Vancouver's election ballots.

downtown chinatown

Jun 05Changes to Chinatown development policies aim to improve fit of new buildings and maintain neighborhood character

Changes are being proposed to development policies in Chinatown to help new development fit better with the historic and cultural character of the neighborhood.

Jun 01Vancouver and Surrey shortlisted for $50 million

The cities were selected as finalists on Friday for their joint submission to the federal Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge.

Aerial view of Cambie Bridge

Jun 01Cambie Bridge walking and cycling upgrades begin this weekend

Changes to improve comfort and safety for people walking and cycling over Cambie Bridge will begin on June 2, 2018.

Four highrise apartment buildings

May 31Initial short-term rental enforcement sees legal actions, de-listings

A month after launching the new short-term rental regulations, we are actively investigating over 1,500 listings which appear to be illegal.

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