Real Estate

Should the mayor of Vancouver be inviting developers into his office for private conversations?
A report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business focuses on the gap between residential and business property taxes in municipalities across the province over 10 years.
A grassroots organization wants municipalities to seize “abandoned, neglected, and derelict properties”.
Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe is pledging to find out just how much foreign investors are affecting housing prices in Vancouver.
These films raise interesting questions about what is becoming of our city.
But this isn’t exactly a repeat of the exodus from Hong Kong in the years leading up to the 1997 handover.
Chandra Herbert worries that the B.C. Liberal government is preparing to introduce a new code next spring without seeking sufficient public input.
Adriane Carr's party has raised the possibility of a vacant-housing levy.
Last year, the province says it spent $27 million to provide more than 750 year-round shelter spaces, which works out to $36,000 per space.
With a civic election coming on November 15, affordable housing has emerged as a key issue in the campaign.