Simplified RS-1 “Residential” Zone

http://dynamiccities.org/simplified-rs1/ Can something like this proposal solve the conundrum of high RS prices? Maybe, since it's applied to ALL RS-1 properties. All zoning rules should also be more inclusionary, so that none of them will be scarce. However, if this amendment can go along with purposely designed land value tax, we can see less prevalence…Read more Simplified RS-1 “Residential” Zone

Data suggest Vancouver housing supply isn’t the issue, affordability is

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/vancouver/vancouver-housing-supply-isnt-the-issue-affordability-is-data-shows/article31794288/ Apparently someone published a terrible research paper. Even if you have mostly correct numbers, you still can't interpret it right. It's the difference between science and arts. [Update] I think Kerry Gold misunderstood Andy's study and his intentions. The supply isn't sufficient; it's more and more misallocated to high end multi-family than low end…Read more Data suggest Vancouver housing supply isn’t the issue, affordability is