Young urban populations not wedded to cars, housing expert says

EDMONTON – In a new Vancouver housing development, about 25 per cent of the units had no parking yet were snapped up by a younger generation not addicted to cars, said Bob Rennie, a housing expert who also runs that city’s largest condo marketing company.

Unlike baby boomers, people under the age of 28 find cars a hassle in that city and instead “live on their phones,” said Rennie.

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