Renters cautiously optimistic changes to B.C. housing rules will make life easier

A self-described “renter for life” says she is cautiously optimistic that changes to B.C. housing rules will make life easier for those unable to buy their own home, although she still has concerns about how those rules would work.

Serena Eagland, a nurse, says with the high cost of living in Metro Vancouver, she and her partner do not see a future where they could afford to buy their own home.

“The reality of wages in the public sector is not going to allow us to ever buy in Vancouver,” said Eagland, whose partner works in education. 

“We’re going to be renting for the rest of our lives.”

Eagland took part in a panel along with other renters on CBC’s The Early

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