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Resident displacement the top issue for Vancouver's new mayor

Jan 01, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The new mayor of this city under stress says Vancouver's biggest problem is the way residents are being squeezed out of their own neighbourhoods.

Tenants are being forced from their apartments as landlords try to increase rents by emptying out buildings to do renovations, while homeowners are being made to feel as if they no longer belong in neighbourhoods that have turned into vacant-home zones, Kennedy Stewart said.

"It's not replacement, it's displacement. I really think this is t...