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Kris Gower – Victoria Real Estate Blog

B.C. tenants are about to get hit with the largest rent increases allowed in five years

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–by Travis Lupick on August 24th, 2017 at 1:03 PM Every year, the B.C. Residential Tenancy Branch sets the maximum allowable percentage by which landlords are legally permitted to increase rents. Because there is an acute housing shortage in Vancouver, it means that that percentage is the exact amount by which most landlords do raise […]

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Victoria councillor looks to ban strata prohibitions on rentals

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BILL CLEVERLEY / TIMES COLONIST JULY 16, 2017 06:00 AM Strata councils should not be allowed to prohibit long-term rentals, a Victoria councillor says. Coun. Ben Isitt proposed the city ask the province to change legislation so rentals could not be prohibited by strata councils. Under his proposal, strata councils would still be allowed to […]

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