One year after the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the Olympic Village is a ghost town. While developers and marketers try many different tricks to recoup tax-payer’s money, housing activists want the promise of social housing delivered. At noon on Saturday, they held a  Housing Rally, calling for safe, affordable housing within the empty units at the Olympic Village and beyond.

Read about the housing crisis in Vancouver here and here.

Read about the empty Olympic Village here.

Read more about the rally and tent village here.

UPDATE: Protesters were ordered off of the property in the Olympic Village by VPD, 10 were arrested and released without charges, read more here.