News Release - Drywall Tariff Adds Costs to All New Homes

Mon, 09/19/2016

The Federal Government has imposed a tariff on drywall material that has serious consequences for housing affordability.

Media Release - UDI on 15% additional Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers

Mon, 07/25/2016

Today the provincial government announced that effective August 2nd 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for purchasers of Metro Vancouver residential real estat

Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

Wed, 06/22/2016


Office of the Mayor


Transit Plebiscite Results: 38% Yes, 62% No

Thu, 07/02/2015

Urban Development Institute disappointed but not discouraged by transit plebiscite results

Canadian Property Tax Association 2015 Halifax Workshop Program

Wed, 06/17/2015

49th Annual CPTA National Workshop

September 27 - 30, 2015 - The Marriott Harbourfront, Halifax


Landmark Property Tax Decision For Developers

Thu, 03/05/2015

There has been a recent landmark victory at the Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) on the method of splitting assessed values between residential and business tax classes for mixed-use project

Enhanced Licensing System for BC Residential Builders

Wed, 03/04/2015

The following is a message from BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay. Note that it applies only to Part 9 building projects.

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