Penny Gurstein, PhD, MCIP

Contact Information

work phone: 604-822-6065

Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048



Affordable housing, housing affordability, public housing, community planning and development, community engagement, community-university partnerships, community-based research, real estate

In the Media

10 ways to provide adequate housing in the COVID-19 era – The Conversation, November 2020 Fairfield plan ‘counterintuitive’ to affordability aims, says working group member – Victoria News, August 2019 What language you speak or your age could affect your search for a place to rent in Metro Vancouver – News 1130 One-in-six Metro Van renters face landlord discrimination, survey finds – The Tyee 1 in 6 Metro Vancouverites have been discriminated against by landlords: survey – The Province What needs to be done to end homelessness in Vancouver – Co-op Radio Why Utopian plans to create friendly cities where people can say hi and hug a stranger are doomed to fail – National Post Gurstein, P., “What Needs to Be Done to End Homelessness,” Vancouver Sun, May 3: C5.