July 24, 2016 | Laura Kane
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The average price for a detached home in the Vancouver area is $1.5 million. In the city’s affluent west side, which NDP housing critic David Eby represents in the legislature, it’s $3.5 million.
“You would think that the people I represent would be overwhelmingly opposed to any kind of intervention on international money in our housing market,” Eby said.
“And yet as their MLA, the overwhelming message I’m hearing is: ‘Our kids, where are they going to go? They can’t afford to live in the neighbourhoods they grew up in. We don’t see a future anymore for our community.”‘
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