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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 10:52 AM  

Appeal by SA from a judgment in favour of the Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation (MVHC). The appellant was a person with disabilities. MVHC was a non-profit public housing body that provided subsidized rental units to eligible tenants. MVHC required prospective tenants to provide evidence of their income and assets to determine eligibility. An asset ceiling policy of $25,000 existed to ensure those with the greatest need benefited from rental assistance. The appellant lived at the complex from 1992 onward pursuant to annual tenancy agreements with MVHC,...