As I have pointed out repeatedly, the time will come when the tide will turn. There is now so much anguish that there is a political backlash. The politicians have discovered the will to act.
The first chart shows the dramatic improvement in 2016 housing starts. The Federal and provincial governments are chipping in with 10-year affordability programs. CoV has a new 10-year program
“Vancouver unveils new housing strategy for the next decade
City aims for 72,000 units of housing to be built in next 10 years, two-thirds of which are rental...”http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4416669
Hopefully, this will inspire other municipals to step up. The second charts shows how badly Burnaby has done.