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Vacancy control now
TOGETHER AGAINST POVERTY SOCIETY
Join us in the fight towards real rent control for BC!
British Columbians are suffering from a worsening housing affordability crisis. TAPS is calling on the provincial government to implement vacancy control, which would limit the amount a landlord can increase the cost of rent between tenancies.
how you can help
UBC report: Understanding BC's disproportionate no-fault eviction rate finds 85% of BC evictions were of no fault to tenants
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Rental Market Report, 2023 edition: an in-depth analysis of Canadian rental markets
UBC study of BC's rent control laws finds no significant correlation between rent control policy and investment in rental housing
2021 City of Vancouver Report finds vacancy control had no noticeable impact on dis-investment/deterioration of the rental market
vacancy control in the news
The Capital Daily
Greater Victoria rental prices make biggest leap since 1991: CMHC report
[Clip] Could 'vacancy control' help solve BC's housing crisis
Vancouver needs vacancy controls
Advocates in Victoria call for policies to preserve affordable housing units, implement vacancy control
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