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Vancouver Introduces Empty Homes Tax

Posted in Condominium (strata) law, Development, Property Law, Strata managers, Strata wind up
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NOTE: The below article is a shortened version summarizing material information regarding the Empty Homes Tax. Click here for the full version including additional commentary and examples. 1.                  Vancouver’s new Empty Homes Tax became effective January 1, 2017. Targeting the approximately 10,000 year-round empty and 10,000 under-occupied homes in Vancouver, homes which are unoccupied for… Continue Reading

Strata Wind Up Amendments Come into Effect

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On July 28, 2016 highly anticipated changes to the British Columbia Strata Property Act came into effect by regulation. The following news release from the government provides more information about these amendments. Of key importance to strata corporations, developers and owners alike is the reduction in the voting threshold required to terminate a strata corporation…. Continue Reading

Lawson Lundell’s Strata Wind up Group

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On November 16, 2015 proposed changes to the British Columbia Strata Property Act in Bill 40-2015 were approved by the provincial legislature. These changes will come into effect after related regulatory changes are made, which is expected to occur in early 2016. This amendment, among other things, will make it easier for strata corporations to… Continue Reading