Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Housing Metro Vancouver

While Metro Vancouver has changed dramatically over the past four decades, many concerns of yesteryear are surprisingly similar to those of today—foreign buyers, rental crisis, dwindling land supply, locals-first policies, and disdain for developers. Using his collection of newspaper clippings, in this presentation Michael Geller will offer a different perspective on Metro Vancouver's housing affordability challenges and some timeless solutions.

Michael Geller, AIBC, FCIP, RPP, has had a career as an architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer in the public, private and institutional sectors. He serves on the adjunct faculty of SFU's Centre for Sustainable Development and writes regularly for the Vancouver Courier and Vancouver Sun.

Date : 2018-05-166 views
Department : SFU City Program
Category : SFU Events
Keyword : The City Program, urban planning