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Some Vancouver stratas aim to crack down on short-term rental sites like Airbnb

A quick look at the Airbnb app shows that there are dozens of properties in downtown Vancouver listed on the online rental hub.

Now some stratas councils are getting serious about the issue, posting signs in buildings that warn owners of potential fines for short-term rentals. 360 more words

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Has Europe found a fix to B.C.'s housing crisis?

VANCOUVER – Imagine living in a former church, school building or fire station for $50 a week. Consider a 25 per cent tax on people who leave their homes vacant. 1,075 more words

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Economist 12/9/15

  1. THE lift at 1009 Expo Blvd in Vancouver goes directly from the 12th floor to the 15th. The omission of the 13th caters to Western superstitions.
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Housing and transportation woes driving people out of Metro Vancouver

WATCH:  It’s well documented that housing prices across Metro Vancouver are on the rise, but that rise is causing some to leave. Angus Reid Institute Senior Vice President Shachi Kurl speaks with Global about a new poll showing how residents are feeling about rising prices. 378 more words

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New Vancouver highrise to have separate 'poor doors' for social housing residents

WATCH: A common practice among condo developers is coming under fire. Separate entrances for those living in social housing units and those who pay market value. 387 more words

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