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Foreign Buyers Tax Exemptions & BC Budget

March 7, 2017

The Urban Development Institute appreciates exemptions to the Foreign Buyers Tax for foreign workers with work permits. Thank you letter…

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Drywall Tariff Update

March 2, 2017

Since the fall of 2016, UDI has been working with the Canadian Home Builder’s Association (CHBA) and other stakeholders on…

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Drywall Tariff – Call to Action

October 20, 2016

UDI Members, As you are aware, the Federal Government has ordered a review of the drywall tariffs in Western Canada….

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We cannot tax our way to housing affordability says UDI President Anne McMulllin

October 3, 2016

News Release –  We cannot tax our way to housing affordability says UDI President Anne McMulllin In the midst of…

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ALERT – new penalties for Property Transfer Tax evasion

August 2, 2016

The Superintendent of Real Estate is warning developers that under newly introduced Property Transfer Tax legislation they would face significant…

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UDI News Roundup

July 29, 2016

Below is a roundup of this week’s news regarding the new additional 15% Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers. BC…

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UDI Response: Real estate contracts signed prior to August 2nd should be exempt from new 15% additional Property Transfer Tax

July 26, 2016

Yesterday the Provincial Government announced of a large tax on foreign buyers of residential real estate While we understand why…

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Media Release – UDI on 15% additional Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers

July 25, 2016

Today the provincial government announced that effective August 2nd 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for…

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Housing Vacancy and Housing Supply

July 11, 2016

Today BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the Province will allow the City of Vancouver the statutory ability to proceed…

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Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

June 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Mayor   Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes Unprecedented 0.6 per cent…

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B.C. Property Tax Calculator

February 18, 2016

The Province has updated their website with changes to the PTT, including a calculator to show exactly how much is paid…

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BC Budget 2016: Changes to Property Transfer Tax and more

February 16, 2016

This afternoon Finance Minister Mike De Jong announced the provincial budget. Key changes related to the housing sector include (effective Feb. 17, 2016): New…

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Featured Events

Women of UDI Networking Night

April 25 @ 5:00 pm

Spring is just around the corner, let's reconnect with colleagues and meet new faces in the industry with the Women...

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UDI Seminar: Looking Forward - Design, Architecture and New Step Code Building Requirements

May 11 @ 7:00 am

The Step Code Regulation was approved in mid-April.  This is the first step to building near zero projects in Vancouver and across...

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Golf Tournament #2 - May 31

May 31 @ 12:00 pm

Both tournaments have the same number of teams and follow the same format, so pick whichever date works best for...

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