Monthly Archives: October 2016

Non-market housing: A closer look at BC’s approach

ULI BC is delighted to share with its followers an upcoming event for RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). What: Non-market housing: A closer look at BC’s approach When: November 9, 2016 Where: 5:30pm – 7:30pm at Brix Studio The session focuses on the challenge of increasing demand for affordable housing as escalating property values results in affordability challenges for most individuals and households. This focus further extends, to shed light on the provision of housing for “at-risk” individuals and families, and discusses the current strategy, policies and practices that support … Read More

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The White House’s “Housing Development Toolkit” references ULI!

The White House recently released a “Housing Development Toolkit” to tackle various housing concerns, including affordability and development.  ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing’s publication “Bending the Cost Curve – Solutions to Expand the Supply of Affordable Rentals” is referenced within the Toolkit, see section V, “Taking Action”, within the toolkit. An excerpt includes: “A 2014 report by the Urban Land Institute concludes that “municipalities can facilitate more efficient development time frames and reduce costs by enabling more by-right development. This can be accomplished by relaxing restrictions related to density, building height, unit … Read More

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