Triple the empty homes tax
Homes need to be used for housing people, not sitting empty as speculative investments.
Protect between one-third and one-half of all new homes from foreign speculation
Uncontrolled foreign capital investment has driven up housing prices in cities all around the world. I’ll make sure we’re building homes for local people and families, not foreign investors.
Bring in tough new conflict of interest rules and a lobbyist registry
More transparency at city hall means more public trust in our decision making and preventing companies from influencing our housing policies. I will extend federal and provincial laws to the municipal level in Vancouver.