Bowen Island Housing
Please sign this petition is you agree with the following statement:
The current housing situation* on Bowen Island does not meet the needs of the community**.
*Current housing situation: a lack of affordable and diverse housing types.
Affordable is define as: 30% or less of your gross income. (i.e. for someone on minimum wages, this is $564/month or less)
Diverse is defined as: a variety of tenure types (rental, ownership, co-op, leasehold, etc.) and a variety of housing types (apartments, townhouse, duplex, etc.) to "meet the needs of long term residents, young families, seniors, those with special needs and those employed on the island” (OCP Policy 358)
** Needs of the Community:
Official Community Plan (OCP) Objective 148: To remain a diverse community that is a welcoming home to residents of varying incomes, lifestyles and ages.