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'Blaming the Mainlander': Housing Affordability in Vancouver and Hong Kong

Submitted by Tyee staff, 10 Jul 2015

 

Mainland Chinese investment has been blamed for the housing crises affecting both Vancouver and Hong Kong. But University of British Columbia students in professor Henry Yu's history class have raised difficult questions that challenge and reframe that narrative.

Shot in Shanghai, Vancouver and Hong Kong, the doc compares and contrasts housing markets, questioning whether housing is meant to house people or create wealth.

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