News About Lynne Stevens

Hollyburn Says Elderly Tenant Can Stay – For 20 to 40% More Rent

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

By Darah Hansen
Vancouver Sun
Two weeks after 82-year-old cancer patient Lynn Stevens was served with notice of eviction from her West End apartment, the building’s owners appeared to ease up on their initial hard-line position, offering a possible solution to the situation — at a price.
Hollyburn Properties Ltd. agreed this week to move Stevens into a [...]

Hollyburn Properties Responds to Lynne Steven’s Renoviction

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Report from Peter Grainger
Eighty-two-year-old Lynne Stevens is one of the latest and most prominent victims of “renoviction,” a trend which sees renters getting evicted on the pretense of major renovations.
Stevens is being evicted from her suite in Emerald Terrace, one of nearly two dozen West End properties near Downtown Vancouver owned by Hollyburn Properties.
“I thought [...]

Senior’s Eviction Sparks Tenant Outcry Against Hollyburn

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Bethany Lindsay
North Shore News
WV property company draws fire for forcing out cancer patient
A North Shore management company has once again been accused of attempting to evict tenants from its apartment buildings in order to raise rents.
Complaints about rent increases and evictions at buildings owned by West Vancouver’s Hollyburn Property Ltd. date back at least as [...]

Decision by Hollyburn to Evict Lynne Stevens “Purely Business”

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Report from Peter Grainger
Lynne Stevens, who has been renting a West End suite with Hollyburn Properties for 41 years was told to move out, the company saying it needs her apartment at Emerald Terrace on Nelson Street and one other unit as caretaker suites. May 10, 2010.
A Vancouver property company under fire for trying to [...]

Hollyburn Properties Threatens Sick 82-Year-Old in Latest Emerald Terrace Evictions

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Talk about kicking someone when they’re down.
Hollyburn is known for a lot of things (you may recall them trying to evict seniors for owning pets last year) – but threatening to evict an 82-year old lady who’s battling cancer?
That’s an all time low.
Hollyburn Properties Limited threatened two tenants at 2045 Nelson Street last week with [...]