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Opinion: Look closer at flawed housing affordability reports

Opinion: Look closer at flawed housing affordability reports

B.C. has some of Canada’s priciest markets, but residents are not spending 88 per cent of their income
B.C. residential sales forecast revised, predicted to drop 17.7%

B.C. residential sales forecast revised, predicted to drop 17.7%

Prediction of 2018 total sales decline gets steeper, but prices will keep climbing, according to CREA
Update of B.C.'s Residential Tenancy Act a ‘challenge’

Update of B.C.'s Residential Tenancy Act a ‘challenge’

Touring B.C. communities to hear from renters and landlords, chair of Rental Housing Task Force recognizes huge task ahead
Speculation tax doomed to fail, hurts B.C. reputation, says panel

Speculation tax doomed to fail, hurts B.C. reputation, says panel

Politicians at event say new tax is helping destroy province's standing as a place to do business
Nearly one in five B.C. seniors live in unaffordable housing

Nearly one in five B.C. seniors live in unaffordable housing

High housing costs highlighted as a major issue in B.C. Seniors Poverty Report Card
Landlord group warns Rental Housing Task Force of being legislated 'to death’

Landlord group warns Rental Housing Task Force of being legislated 'to death’

B.C. government should maintain current allowable annual rent increase, says LandlordBC
Greater Vancouver's home sales see 35% slump from last year

Greater Vancouver's home sales see 35% slump from last year

Despite slowdown, benchmark prices have not fallen – yet
Northern home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Northern home prices predicted to keep climbing – at slower rate

Home sales across BC and in the Northern region may be slightly soft so far this year , but this won’t be enough to bring average prices down, according to the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA).
Rental Housing Task Force to hit the road for answers to rental crisis

Rental Housing Task Force to hit the road for answers to rental crisis

To help the B.C. government improve the Residential Tenancy Act, the newly appointed Rental Housing Task Force will be touring the province in search of answers to the rental crisis, the group announced May 28.
Two-thirds of speculation tax payers will be B.C. residents

Two-thirds of speculation tax payers will be B.C. residents

With lower rate, British Columbians will contribute a third of the overall tax revenues