July 20, 2016

Good News from South False Creek

An important step for what is really one of Vancouver’s heritage neighbourhoods: South False Creek (between Granville Island and the Cambie Bridge) – a master-planned community by the City, incorporating many of the radical ideas in urban design and social policy originating in the early 1970s, and largely achieved.
From the neighbourhood newsletter via ‘Items from Ian.’

*RePlan Wins Unanimous Support from Vancouver City Council

False Creek South (FCS) residents achieved a notable success on July 13th. At *RePlan’s first public meeting with Vancouver City Council, Councillors voted unanimously on a five-point motion proposed by Councillor Reimer, which we believe will lay the foundation for lease renewal, with affordable options to enable all leasehold residents to stay in the community if they choose.
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*RePlan sponsors course on Community Land Trusts (CLTs) on September 9 and a free lecture on September 8

To find out whether CLTs are the vehicle to retain much needed affordable housing and finance future sustainable and locally guided development on publicly-owned land, such as False Creek South, *RePlan organizes a public lecture on September 8 and a full-day professional development course on September 9, 2016.
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