“I object very strongly to the fact that they feel they can just modify this with the stroke of a pen and change the initial intent of the numbering of bedrooms,” said Coun. Doug O’Brien.
“You need to know what the services being provided are — what the gaps are, if you’re going to lobby the province and the federal government,” said Kim Fowler, RDN manager for long range planning.
“People with complex needs are falling through the cracks and aren’t being served by the supportive housing models and programs currently available,” reads a statement from the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus.
“We are hearing loud and clear there is a crisis among working people who need decent housing that is affordable,” said Joy MacPhail, chair of the Expert Panel on the Future of Housing Supply and Affordability.

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