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Infographic: Cities of Renters, Vancouver vs. San Francisco

How two West Coast housing markets stack up. Part of a series.

By Jackie Wong and April Alayon 15 Oct 2013 | Tyee Solutions Society

Jackie Wong reports on affordable housing for The Tyee Solutions Society.

April Alayon is a graphic designer based in Vancouver.

This series was produced by Tyee Solutions Society in collaboration with Tides Canada Initiatives Society. This series was made possible through the support of the Real Estate Foundation, Vancity, and BC Non-Profit Housing Association. Support for this project does not necessarily imply Vancity's endorsement of the findings or contents of this report. TSS funders and Tides Canada Initiatives neither influence nor endorse the particular content of TSS' reporting. Other publications wishing to publish this story or other Tyee Solutions Society-produced articles, please see this website for contacts and information.

Beautiful, eclectic, iconic, Pacific harbour towns: the words describe both Vancouver and San Francisco. Yet the two cities have taken different directions in the treatment of renters.

Earlier this year, Tyee Solutions Society reporter Jackie Wong spent some time in San Francisco to see what that older but similar city could teach us.

Find the first of those reports here.

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