Lobbying Activity Report

3004-19106

Organization: Urban Development Institute
Associated registration: 1811-3004-45
Lobbying Activity date: 2022-05-17
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2022-06-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Cassandra McColman
Jeff Fisher
Michael Drummond
Anne McMullin
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Teri Collins, Assistant Deputy Minister
Office of Housing and Construction Standards, Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing

Angela Cooke, Associate Deputy Minister
Office Responsible for Housing, Construction Standards & Multiculturalism & Anti-Racism, Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing

David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing
Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing

Adam Lynes-Ford, Senior Ministerial Advisor
Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing
 
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Advocating for a reduction in the PST applied to construction materials that are necessary for housing construction.
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Housing, Taxation and Finance
Advocating for increases in processing capacity for S.11 Approvals under the Water Sustainability Act.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Environment, Housing
Advocating that the Province align requirements for housing funding programs with other levels of government.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Housing
Seeking BC hydro engagement with municipalities on development of building electrification.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Environment, Municipal Affairs
Seeking improvements to BC Housing funding programs to support rental housing.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Housing
Seeking increased investment in skilled trades education programs and facilities.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
Seeking increased Provincial engagement with municipalities regarding the provision of housing in areas of current and future transit investments.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Housing, Municipal Affairs
Seeking support for innovative construction technologies to increase market availability.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Economic Development and Trade, Housing
Seeking the ability for private rental operators to conduct income-eligibility testing for below-market housing units in accordance with municipal requirements.
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Housing
Seeking the continuation of the Development Application Process Review and streamlining of Provincial approvals across multiple Ministries, which have contributed to delays in building project approvals.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Housing
 
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Anne McMullin
 
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.

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