The City of Vancouver is home to more than 605,000 residents as of Census reports from recent years. Of the 114 square kilometers that the city occupies, there are over 260,000 dwellings or housing units. A third of these housing types are apartments buildings of 5 storeys or less. About 26% are apartments more than 5 storeys high, and single detached homes and duplexes comprise 18% and 17% respectively.
How the Government Addresses Housing Issues
Recent reforms from housing authorities and regional planning offices have been implemented to address the high cost of housing, and the difficulties some locals face when trying to find a home. Many areas in the City of Vancouver have been revamped and developed to accommodate more housing units, and community amenities like parks and centres have also been added to make it easy for new residents to get settled in. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2mdFSen