Claire Wilson

Costs frustrate efforts to build affordable housing

Industry says clarity on upcoming building targets, support from Ottawa could help

A ‘housing bottleneck:’ Immigration targets exacerbate B.C.’s housing crisis

The province will have to find housing for the 20 per cent of newcomers it absorbs, on top of current needs

B.C.’s housing market nears ‘cyclical bottom:’ RBC

Home resale activity is showing signs of stabilizing after dropping to low levels

Metro Vancouver’s rental vacancy rate drops as demand, prices soar: CMHC

The rate for purpose-built rentals in the region fell below one per cent last year, while the average asking rent for vacant units is 43 per cent higher than occupied ones

JWest redevelopment project moves forward with new $36 million matching challenge

The JWest redevelopment project in Vancouver is moving forward with their transformation of a 1.3 hectare property following the recent announcement of a $36-million capital campaign matching...

B.C. scores poor grades on gender equality action: report

A new report card from West Coast LEAF says the provincial government is failing to meet urgent needs of marginalized people in B.C.

B.C. beefs up strata CRF contributions in effort to address insurance costs

‘Just housekeeping:’ Strata owner advocate says changes will eliminate confusion regarding regulations

Metro Vancouver’s industrial market remains tight heading into 2023

‘How high can it go?’: Industrial rents don’t show signs of coming down in the near term due to land squeeze

B.C. residents warned about 'home title fraud' — where scammers sell your house without your knowledge

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Mainland B.C. issued a warning to homeowners Wednesday regarding an emerging scam trend: home title fraud.  This type of fraud is when someone obtains the...

Average Vancouver development approval timeline now 15.2 months: CHBA

Vancouver ranks in the middle of the municipality pack on approval times, processes and costs