Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Jenny Tan is on a mission to figure out how to keep living in Metro Vancouver. After years of increases in housing costs, she’s not sure if she can afford to stay in the region she calls home. From Jenny’s trailer home on the west side of Vancouver, she speaks with experts on topics like money laundering, speculation, and zoning to answer the big question: should she stay or should she go? Should I Stay or Should I Go is produced in partnership with Urbanarium (https://urbanarium.org). For more great content on cities and how to make them better, check out the podcast Urbanarium City Talks.

Episodes

June 14, 2022 46 mins

But wait, there's more! I talk with housing minister David Eby about balancing the desires of two camps of people: those who want house prices to stay high and those who want prices to come down; about what it would take to build more homes; and about whether there's hope.

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This is the very last episode of this season where Bruce and I process everything our guests have told us so far. Also, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for: do I stay in my trailer or do I go? 

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May 17, 2022 35 mins

SFU professor Andy Yan and I talk about the impact of investors on Metro Vancouver's housing market and what it means for people trying to live here.

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Leslie Shieh, co-founder of the development company Tomo Spaces, breaks down the concept of co-housing and what it costs to build a home.

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Tony Pappajohn, president of Jameson Development Corp., talks about why so many developers have a hard time building affordable housing (even if they wanted to).

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Investigative reporter Sam Cooper explains how Vancouver real estate became a key channel for international drug trafficking. Also, why did so many people in power who know about the hockey bags of drug money turn a blind eye? 

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April 19, 2022 15 mins

My mom, a homeowner, immigrant, and parent, gives her take on the housing crisis - and how she feels about me moving back in permanently if I can’t afford to live anywhere else.

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April 19, 2022 27 mins

On today’s show, the classic question: should you rent or should you buy? Heather Tremain, CEO of Options for Homes, one of Canada’s largest non-profit developers, gives us her take.

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The answer might surprise you. Sonja Trauss is the president of YIMBY Law in California, a non-profit that sues cities for not obeying their own housing laws. She explains why all across North America and not just in Vancouver, it’s so hard to build the homes we need. 

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Cold showers, cheap rent, and living ten minutes from the beach: I give the low down on what it's like to live in a trailer in Vancouver's fancy West Point Grey neighbourhood. 

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