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‘A level playing field’: Vancouver holds public hearing on Airbnb

Vancouverites had a chance to give their opinions on short-term rentals legislation proposed by the city at a public hearing Tuesday evening.  Under the proposal, which was announced in the summer, homeowners and renters would only be allowed to list their primary residences on sites like Airbnb for a licensing fee of $49 each year, plus a one-time application […]


Host with Multiple Entire-Home Units Key Driver of Airbnb Growth: Study

Study examines short-term rental market in comparison to Canada’s hotel sector with a spotlight on Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) September 27, 2017 – The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA), in partnership with the Hotel Association of Canada, has released a new study which demonstrates that commercial operators are growing exponentially, far outpacing […]