News About Right of First Refusal

Vancouver Council’s 2009 Plan Includes Requesting Right of First Refusal

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

Many Seafield Apartments residents went to council to speak in support of Councillor Tim Stevenson’s motion to request needed amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act from the province. Some of the suggestions made by Seafielders, most notably those made by our own Brian Broster, were implemented as amendments to the motion.
By Jackie Wong
The West Ender
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Vancouver City Councillor Calls for Increased Protection for Renters

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

By: Jackie Wong
The West Ender
Vancouver’s rental vacancy rates will remain below one per cent in 2009, according to the latest rental-market report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The report, released last week, shows that Vancouver has a rental-apartment vacancy rate of 0.3 per cent, one of the lowest rates in the Lower [...]