“Since 2011, Burnaby has been witnessing many ‘demoviction’ cases and long-term tenants were forced to move out because they cannot afford to live in Burnaby anymore.
(1) Chang will prevent any designated purpose-built rental building from changing their zoning. So in a case of re-development, the current tenants have a priority option to re-occupy their rental suit.
(2) Chang will try to establish a foundation, like Streettohome Foundation in Vancouver, that might help meet the needs of vulnerable people like homeless persons, single-parent household, and people with disabilities.
(3) Chang will cooperate with our senior-level governments and urge them to implement a long-term housing plan where local governments’ needs, and opinion will be involved. “