ANOTHER HOLBORN STALL ON LITTLE MOUNTAIN CONTRACT
Holborn Properties, the giant international development company that owns the privatized former Little Mountain Social Housing site in Vancouver has applied for judicial review of the Freedom Of Information decision ordering their contract with BC Housing to be made public.
“It’s another attempt to hide the details of the contract,” said former MLA David Chudnovsky whose application for FOI began the process. (CBC Producer Jeremy Allingham subsequently made the same request for FOI.)
Chudnovsky commented, “They’re stalling again. We’ve been asking to see the details of the deal for 13 years. What have they got to hide? We need to know why a thriving and successful social housing community was demolished and how it’s possible that the site is still a huge vacant lot.”
In September a Freedom Of Information Adjudicator ordered BC Housing to release the full contract to Chudnovsky (and Allingham). Holborn’s appeal to the BC Supreme Court could [...]