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West End tenants continue fight against landlord

Renters claim numerous violations of tenancy act since new owners took over in August By Kevin Griffin, Vancouver Sun December 15, 2014 In September, Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, centre, stood in protest with tenants who had received eviction …

Vancouver’s rental vacancy rates worse than feared: MLA

By Matt Kieltyka Metro Jennifer Gauthier/Metro Vancouver’s skyline seen from Broadway and Cambie in November, 2014. The rental crisis in Vancouver is even worse than many feared, according to a Vancouver MLA. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s 2014 market …

Cyclists still plague West End sidewalks

December 12, 2014 Robert Mangelsdorf — Westender — Rob Newell Despite the addition of a new cycling greenway through the West End, cyclists are still riling pedestrians by riding on sidewalks and ignoring traffic signals. John Bacon owns a dog-walking …

Low-cost senior housing at risk in Vancouver

  by Carlito Pablo on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:36 pm Vancouver–West End NDP MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert is concerned about low-income seniors housing in Vancouver. Since the 1970s, Nicholson Tower has provided low-cost housing for seniors in Vancouver’s West …