Vancouver city council has voted to approve a zoning change to allow duplexes throughout the city after a two-day public hearing.
Dozens of residents spoke for or against the proposal, but the issue also showed how the city’s political parties are positioning themselves either on the side of adding more density in single family neighbourhoods or strongly opposing the idea.
I personally feel this could be a good thing for affordability and in particular first time buyers. But I also feel this needs to be implemented in a controlled and measured manner so that services and infrastructure keeps pace with development. Read more here….