Land Value Heatmaps for Affordable Housing planning

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We need ongoing online public consultation on affordable housing with consideration for affordable land locations and subsidization options.

Here are examples of property heat maps. Affordable housing needs much more subsidization in the red areas…


 

 

Affordable Housing Needs Attention in BC

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Affordable Housing Needs Attention. As well, we need a map of Greater Victoria that shows the areas of “affordable land” to build the “affordable housing”. If we build on “expensive land”, taxes payers will need to subsidize it more forever. Before we chose “expensive land”, we should at least know the options.

B.C. NDP promises action on housing

 

It’s time to make BC more affordable.

Alberta government unveils new $1.2B affordable housing strategy

City of Langford | Affordable Housing Program

Stew Young, mayor for 22 years, sees Langford’s gains and pains

Greater Victoria E&N alternative: Bring in the buses

This dual-purpose line has been in use in Europe since 1992.  Link to affordable housing (hoses, townhouses and condos) on Greater Victoria’s West Shore.

Vision 2020: Future Announceables: Low Cost Housing Tax credits based on TOD priorities

 

How might we better apply tax credits for investors and developers based on Transit Oriented Development Plan Priorities? Interesting… What areas of MetroVic would have the highest TOD Plan Priorities? Why? Get involved in the discussion in MetroVic Vision2020 Consultation (available thru 🇨🇦PlaceSpeak.com soon 🙂).

http://www.tod.org

 

 

http://www.gao.gov/assets/300/294911.pdf#page62

Vision 2020: Future Announceable: MetroVic LRT Connects Communities & Includes Affordable Housing

See how Honolulu plans for growth of 100,000. The 3D overview video was done in 2013.

We, for “MetroVic area”, may have similar data / map info like that used by Honolulu for their modelling.

Can Metro Victoria solve low cost housing challenges, develop future residential housing opportunities, enable business expansion AND streamline commute with MetroVic LRT 2020? Engage with PlaceSpeak.com to discuss our future.

Want to Learn more? Connect with MetroVic Communities 2020 on 🇨🇦PlaceSpeak.com ( should be available shortly 🙂)

SHOULD WE START WITH HOV Lanes or just get at building MetroVic LRT Connector?

Greater Victoria Vision 2020: imagine Walkable, Bikeable, AND timely commutes on new 2020 LRT <– imagine the possibilities