Hoarding: New rights for tenants that aren’t sitting well with landlords

16×9 originally aired “Hoarder’s Law” on November 23rd, 2013By Hannah James, 16x9 Three years ago, Steven Vassilev was thrown into the public eye and labelled a “hoarder” by some of his neighbours. His newspaper and book collection – some of it on his balcony – help...

The tenant who will not leave

Angela Cunningham claims she’s getting the runaround from B.C.'s Residential Tenancy Branch, and wonders if legislation is biased toward the renterBy Cassidy Olivier, The Province Prince George resident Angela Cunningham thought she had found the perfect tenant in J...

B.C. landlords call for bad-tenants registry

CBC News tracked one couple who lived nearly rent-free at 5 rental properties since 2012CBC News A CBC News investigation exposing how a Maple Ridge couple paid little or no rent at several homes over the last two years is spurring renewed calls for a bad-tenants re...

How to be a landlord in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Faisal Yonadim doesn’t mind sharing his home with strangers — as long they aren’t loud, don’t party all night, and are considerate of his neighbours. And the extra income he banks every month for renting out his two-bedroom basement suite doesn’t hurt ei...

BC’s Largest Private Landlord has a Heart, Too!

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/11/bcs-largest-private-landlord-has-a-heart-too/ By VANCITY BUZZ, November 6, 2013 The 6th annual Torch Awards, hosted by the Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC at the Four Seasons Vancouver last week, is its most celebrat...

The Quiet Agony of the Landlord

For property owners in BC, it's hard to stay in the game.By Jackie Wong, Today, Tyee Solutions Society It's been about two decades since Calvin and his wife Sarah started earning an income as landlords. They live in Richmond and rent out a four-unit Burnaby duplex, ...

LandlordBC Speaks in Support of Human Rights

For Release: December 20, 2013 VANCOUVER, BC – LandlordBC is dismayed to hear about the actions of a landlord who has allegedly committed a human rights violation in Vancouver, by preventing a tenant from taking residency due to their sexual orientation. This ow...