This report sets out to better understand density transfer mechanisms in BC and the Coastal Douglas-Fir biogeoclimatic zone, and their potential as a policy tool for conserving valuable forests and supporting affordable housing provision. Includes a scan of current density transfer policies in regional Official Community Plans, a discussion of experiences and insights from case studies, and proposed considerations and next steps for potential wider application of density transfer policies. 

Project Partner: Coastal Douglas-fir Conservation Partnership 
Funding Partner: UBC
Keywords: biodiversity, land use planning, climate change, affordable housing

Derrick Teo