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B.C. proposes Vancouver Charter amendments to support social housing and reconciliation – Construct Connect

March 18, 2024

ANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia has proposed legislative amendments to support reconciliation and delivery of social housing for people living in Vancouver.

Bill 11 – Vancouver Charter Amendment Act, 2024, will if passed by the legislature, recognizes First Nations as a level of government that qualifies for exemptions from the City of Vancouver’s development cost levy and amenity cost charge for social housing projects built on First Nations-owned land in Vancouver, a release said.

The bill would grant First Nations and First Nation corporations the same exemptions applied currently to federal and provincial governments, the City of Vancouver and non-profit organizations.

Read More: https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/government/2024/03/b-c-proposes-vancouver-charter-amendments-to-support-social-housing-and-reconciliation

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