The conversation shared below was part of the YIMBYtown 2022 conference, cohosted by Sightline Institute and Portland: Neighbors Welcome.*
Danny Oleksiuk, with Abundant Housing Vancouver, discusses the trends and policies shaping Vancouver’s housing shortage and affordability crisis, followed by Khelsilem, Council Chairperson of the Squamish Nation, detailing a novel housing development project their Nation is leading whose profits will fund key community social programs and services. Heidi Hart, of Portland: Neighbors Welcome, moderated the conversation.
- How Low Taxes Lead to High Home Prices in Vancouver, BC
- Will Vancouver Grow As Fast As Its Suburbs?
*YIMBYtown 2022 occurred April 11–13 in Portland, Oregon, the fourth annual gathering (after some COVID delays) of “Yes in My Back Yard” (YIMBY) community leaders, organizers, planners, policymakers, educators, and housing providers eager to share resources and strategies for building more affordable, sustainable, and equitable communities.