Deadline for BC Assessment Appeals is January 31, 2019

LandlordBC is collaborating with Burgess Cawley Sullivan & Associates Ltd. to undertake a “mass appeal” of 2019 assessed values for multi-unit rental buildings…learn more below! Burgess Cawley Sullivan & Associates Ltd. (BCS) and LandlordBC are collaborating to underta...

Taxes and Price Increases from Heaven

By Jeff Hayes LL.M, Lantern Properties Ltd. The first verse of the 1936 classic song “Pennies from Heaven” goes like this: Oh, every time it rains It rains pennies from heaven Don’t you know each cloud contains Pennies from heaven The song was about unexpected...

Rental Housing Task Force Recommendations

Good for Renters and Rental Housing Providers Alike LandlordBC wishes to acknowledge the Rental Housing Task Force for undertaking a comprehensive review of the Residential Tenancy Act and putting forth a series of recommendations that strengthen consumer protections whi...

Vancouver City Councillors to Consider 4.9% Property Tax Increase

Rental Housing Needs to be Exempt LandlordBC is a non-profit industry association representing over 3,300 owners and managers of rental housing in BC.  In September of this year we undertook an expense analysis of a purpose-built rental building in Metro Vancouver integr...

North Shore Engages Young Adults in Civic Politics

On November 15, 2018 the Arc’teryx’s North Vancouver Headquarters office was buzzing with young citizens eager to participate in the kickoff of the North Shore Young Citizens’ Forum (the Forum), an initiative that strives to engage young people who live, work or study on ...

We Have to Rebut this Vancouver Sun Article. No More “Cherry-Picking”

https://vancouversun.com/business/local-business/developers-oppose-proposed-rent-controls-as-city-of-vancouver-considers-motion-to-protect-tenants   This statement: “(In Manitoba) vacancy control hasn’t had any discernible effect on new rental supply”, found in the ...

You Must Say No To Vacancy Control – A Letter to Mayor & Council

The following is a letter written by LandlordBC CEO David Hutniak, and sent to City of Vancouver Mayor and Council on November 9, 2018. Dear Mayor and Council, LandlordBC is the province-wide voice of the rental housing industry in British Columbia, committed to the...

New Rent Increase – What You Need to Know

This information was released to LandlordBC members on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018. We are offering this important information to non-members today in recognition of our commitment to support all residential rental housing landlords and property managers in BC. Govern...