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Vancouver's homeless count to go up

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 28 Feb, 2024 11:42 AM
  • Vancouver's homeless count to go up

A new study by an advocacy group says the homeless population of Vancouver could go up to 4,700 people by 2030.

The Carnegie Housing Project made the announcement Tuesday morning at Oppenheimer Park.

Vancouver currently has an estimated 2,400 to 3,000 people considered to be unhoused.

Advocates want the province to establish some form of vacancy control, so landlords of single-room occupancy buildings can't drastically increase the rent between tenants. 

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