LandlordBC Says Yes to the Proposed New Transit Tax

Press Release (Vancouver, BC) – LandLordBC today announced support for the Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax being proposed by the Metro Vancouver Council of Mayors to fund transit and transportation improvements across the region. Metro Vancouverites ...

Young — and old — driving resurgence of rental

Condo developers rethinking sites once planned for condosBy: Susan Pigg, Business Reporter The condo sales office had barely opened and demand was expected to be strong for suites in The Selby, a 49-storey tower right on the subway line at Sherbourne and Bloor. ...

Marine Gardens tenant relocation is most expensive of its kind

a challenge for city of Vancouver and developerBy Jeff Lee, The Vancouver Sun VANCOUVER - A near-zero vacancy rate, the loss of 70 ground-oriented family homes and a proposed massive redevelopment in Vancouver’s fast-densifying Cambie Corridor have created a major h...

LandlordBC CEO Reacts To Vancouver Sun Article

This letter was written in response to the article 'Vancouver lagging behind nation's rental property boom' written by Barbara Yaffe for the Vancouver Sun on January 12th, 2015. Dear Ms. Yaffe, My name is David Hutniak, CEO, LandlordBC.  LandlordBC is the larges...

Don’t let the bedbugs bite: Infestation comes with stigma and shame

By Glen Schaefer, The Province No one wants to talk about them, but they’re everywhere. Bedbugs are in apartments and homes from the Downtown Eastside to trendy Kitsilano, as well as in bars, restaurants, libraries, theatres and hotels. They ride transit and hid...

Robust rental market demands additional units

Vacancy numbers shrinking, rents rising across the province.By Peter Mitham, Business In Vancouver   Rental boost Real estate contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy each year, as a host of economic impact reports indicate. Rental housing is not...

A landlord's take on B.C.'s rental crunch

Portable housing allowances could solve rental crunchBy David Hutniak, CEO LandlordBC In B.C. — and Metro Vancouver in particular — the issue of rental housing supply and affordability is well documented, the bottom line being that principles of supply and demand di...