A Reflection on Indigenous Housing

By Margaret Pfoh CEO of the Aboriginal Housing Management Association In many ways, British Columbia is at the fore front of leadership in terms of Urban, Rural and Northern Indigenous Peoples. The Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) is what brings BC to the...

Rental Housing Task Force – Our View

“Private sector rental property investors must be assured of safe, secure and stable long-term returns on their investment, and a balanced and fair legislative regime.”  LandlordBC British Columbia’s private rental housing sector is critical to the BC housing market an...

Inclusive Rental Housing Works

By Doug Tennant, CEO, UNITI People who have intellectual disabilities are taking their rightful place as tenants living in apartments like any other member of our community and UNITI, the organization that I represent, is working hard to support this in Metro Vancouver...

New Cannabis Laws Have Big Impact on Rental Housing

The Province introduced legislation today to provide for legal, controlled access to recreational cannabis in British Columbia.  Of particular interest to LandlordBC members and landlords and property managers throughout BC, is the Province’s important consideration to La...

LandlordBC Supports Pre-zoning for Rental, However…

LandlordBC has previously expressed support for the Province allowing municipalities to pre-zone for rental housing. Currently municipalities are unable to make such a designation. It is our view that rental housing, purpose-built rental housing in particular, is a housin...

LandlordBC Is Leading The Way On The New Rental Housing Task Force

On Tuesday April 10th, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced the formation of a new task force to look at rental housing.  The task force will be chaired by Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert. The task force also includes Green Party MLA Adam Olsen and the NDP’s ...

Advocacy Is Job One!

LandlordBC’s mandate is to support a balanced and healthy rental housing market with an emphasis on private sector solutions. The rental housing industry contributes over $10.6 billion to the BC economy, which is greater than forestry and mining combined.  It is critical ...

Bed Bugs: What are a landlord’s responsibilities?

Bed bugs. Those two words are enough to make many people’s skin crawl. These little parasitic insects are a common problem in cities around the world and British Columbia is no exception. There was a time when bed bugs were virtually eradicated in the developed world, how...

A Rent Freeze Is Not The Solution

We are no doubt living in some extremely challenging times in BC and for anyone trying to find suitable housing, whether they are a renter or a prospective first-time home buyer, it can be a frustrating exercise.  As the industry association representing owners and manage...

4 Benefits of switching to landlord insurance today

Landlord insurance policies are built broader, bigger, and more effective. If you haven’t yet switched to landlord insurance, read on for 4 benefits of switching today. There are substantial differences in coverage across different types of insurance policies, and the ...
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