LandlordBC Launches Certified Rental Building Program Today!

  Certified Rental Building Program Allows British Columbians to Rent with Confidence First of its kind quality assurance program helps renters easily identify properties adhering to strict standards of practice   North Vancouver, B.C. (November 26, 2015...

UPDATE: Residential Tenancy Act Legislation Amendments

BC passes new Residential Tenancy Act legislation Bill 40 - Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 2015 was passed by the Legislative Assembly of BC on November 16, 2015 and received Royal Assent on November 17th.   Contained in the Bill are amendments to t...

Penticton tackles affordable housing issue

By Angela Jung PENTICTON — To help address the need for affordable housing, the provincial government and the City of Penticton have announced a new rental housing project for families and individuals with low to moderate incomes. Seventy new homes will be built...

Housing Bubble Fears Are Causing A Rental Housing Boom

By Ben Myers Fear is a powerful motivator. Fear of losing money is an extremely powerful motivator. Many homeowners have the majority of their net worth in their homes, and countless prospective buyers are contemplating using most of their life savings to buy their ...

Turning Trudeau's Housing Promises Into A Strategy

By Greg Suttor The Canadian housing landscape has shifted with the election of a new federal government. This is the first government in many years elected with a platform of significant spending on affordable housing. The Liberal platform promised new funds for soc...

Canada’s Purpose-Built Rental Vacancy Rate Increases

OTTAWA, November 2, 2015 — Canada’s 35 larger centres saw the average vacancy rate in privately initiated purpose-built rental apartments increase to 3.3 per cent in October 2015, from 2.8 per cent in October 2014, according to preliminary data from the fall Rental Mark...