Colourful houses line a street in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Photo: Ian Young
Colourful houses line a street in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Photo: Ian Young
Canada

Chinese-Canadians twice as likely to own and live in unaffordable homes, new data reveals

  • Housing expert Andy Yan said pre-immigration wealth, other foreign capital, and a cultural emphasis on ownership may explain the cost-income disparity
  • Chinese-Canadians are meanwhile about half as likely to live in rented accommodation, according to the government findings

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Colourful houses line a street in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Photo: Ian Young
Colourful houses line a street in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant. Photo: Ian Young
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