Once seen as an affordable option, housing in Surrey now increasingly out of reach

Danielle Lafond says Surrey was the city she turned to for affordable housing over a decade ago. 

But now, she says she’s had to give up her rental, get a roommate and is struggling to make ends meet as the price of housing skyrockets in the city.

“Help us … I’m on disability. I can’t afford $1,300 a month. I had to move somebody in with me just so I can afford to live.” 

Renter Danielle Lafond says she fears her kids will be priced out of the city they grew up in because of its growing unaffordability. (Jean-Marc Poirier/CBC News)

Her story is far from unique in Surrey, regarded as one

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