Housing Unaffordability: Crisis or Crossroads?

The affordability gap has been widening when it comes to housing in Kelowna. While 70% of purpose-built rental units have been added to the market in the past 10 years, 740 in 2021, the cost has risen ~30% in the past year alone. The vacancy rate for rentals currently...

Kelowna Hot Button Issue: Homelessness

Residents of Kelowna are frustrated with the current state of our homeless challenge in the city. Many have expressed to me how this crisis is negatively affecting their lives either personally and professionally. Most simply want quick, swift action (like enforcement...

Kelowna Hot Button Issue: Housing

The 2040 Official Community Plan (OCP) is how we can best navigate and control the challenges we are faced with: Housing Attainability, Transportation and rising Capital Costs. When we create Complete Communities (where you can live, work and play in one area) we...