To the editor,
Re: Two five-storey buildings approved on Haliburton Street, Feb. 3.
These buildings are described as 79 residential ‘units.’ Nothing states any of these are rental units. Therefore, we must assume that these are condominium units at a high sale price, plus monthly fees. City council and staff must know this.
Rental housing is what is sorely needed in Nanaimo. Condominium units do not appear to open up any housing for the disadvantaged people wandering the streets of Nanaimo.
In my opinion, approving the wrong type of housing is not benefiting the citizens of Nanaimo.
Harry Adcock, Lantzville
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