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Housing Project: Project and Design Change

housing project: In June, Vancouver city council voted down the rezoning of a single-family lot in the exclusive Shaughnessy neighbourhood for a 21-unit rental project, citing local residents' objections, though the project would have offered lower-than-market rents and had the support of the planning department.A proposed 35-unit rental housing project in the Grandview-Woodlands area, where the first rezoning request was presented to the city in May 2018, is now into its fourth design change, according to Vancouver Courier. The rental units have already been scaled back and city council recently referred the rezoning application to Sept. 12 18 months after it first introduced. The term is CAVE people, which is an acronym for citizens against virtually everything in relation to the difficulty in getting new market rentals built, bought or renovated in a city where the bulk of the purpose-built rental stock was completed when baby boomers were toddlers.article continues below Trending Stories Swimmer rescued from Vancouver's Killarney pool last weekend not dead Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has the most expensive property in B.C. again Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Here's why Vancourier was judged Canada's best community newspaper website The CAVE, rental developers say, extends from the streets to city halls. Yet there is no guarantee the project, being stick-handled by Stuart Howard Architects Inc. for Brittania Ridge Developments, will ever be built. If the project is ever approved, Britannia Ridge could be on the hook for thousands of dollars in compensation to tenants displaced by the new rentals. Locals opposed to the building said it fails to conform to the neighbourhood's character during a series of public consultations. ( As reported in the news.