March 17, 2016 | Nick Eagland
Quoted from the article:
Before the event, Eby said there’s been “overwhelming” demand to discuss issues affecting housing affordability such as international capital flowing into the Metro Vancouver market, “wild” speculative activity, shadow flipping, wholesale real estate, realtor conduct and a lack of rental housing.
“People are really upset about what’s happening,” Eby said.
“Their wages have no connection to the amount of money that is being charged for rent and for housing to buy. The frustration that people have is they think their kids aren’t going to be able to afford to live here, they see the communities they love really no longer belonging to the community.