Vancouverites have always felt their city is special. Lately, that’s not been such a good thing. With prices for the average single-family home soaring past the million dollar mark and resident household incomes falling ever further behind, Vancouver has the dubious distinction of being the least affordable city in Canada -- and by some accounts the second least affordable in the entire world.
In This Series
Mysterious purchasing power has created a $300,000 premium. First in a series.
We know the data we need. Time to demand it, critics say. Second in a series.
Experts find much to be done, with inspiration from abroad and at home. Third in a series.
Some swear by these 100 square-foot wonders. But Vancouver isn't convinced. Fourth in a series.
Urgent action needed to cool housing market, but Gregor Robertson says he needs help. Last in a series.