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Housing in BC in Balance not a Bubble

January 25, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC — Housing prices in Metro Vancouver are expected to continue their growth in 2017, predict some of BC’s…

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BC Housing Workshop – Building Smart with Safe and Durable Wall Assemblies

January 17, 2017

Register Today for Early Bird Pricing! This half-day workshop, presented in partnership with the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC),…

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Vancouver Post Office Redevelopment – Open House November 22, 2016

November 18, 2016

Welcome to our first Community Open House. The Post Office has been part of Vancouver’s downtown for over half a…

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Low Rise Housing Updates to the VBBL

September 27, 2016

Please see the attached presentation from the City of Vancouver on low rise housing updates to the VBBL. CMO –…

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Xenophobic NIMBYs

September 26, 2016

UDI’s Editor-At-Large David Allison calls for an end to the racist rhetoric that permeates the housing debate. Xenophobic NIMBYs Sept…

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UDI Letter on Housing Mix Policy

September 7, 2016

Please see the attached UDI letter responding to the Housing Mix Policy. Ltr Mayor Robertson July 11 2016 Housing Mix…

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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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City of Vancouver grapples with development permit overload

July 27, 2016

Some developers are claiming that the city of Vancouver’s backlog of development permits has gotten so bad, they are waiting…

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UDI Letter on Grandview Woodlands Community Plan

July 25, 2016

Please see the link below to view the letter sent to the City of Vancouver. UDI Letter on Grandview Woodlands…

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Canadian Property Tax Association 2016 Vancouver Workshop Program

July 22, 2016

The Canadian Property Tax Association is holding its 50th Annual National Workshop in Vancouver this year. Final Registration Deadline: August…

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2016 Inflationary Rate Adjustments to Development Cost Levies (DCLs), Density Bonus Contributions and Community Amenity Contribution (CAC) Targets

July 20, 2016

The Administrative Report dated July 11, 2016, will be considered by Vancouver City Council at its meeting on:   DATE:…

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Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030

July 13, 2016

Vancouver city planners have unveiled a new strategy to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from new constructions by 2030. “The Zero Emissions New…

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Featured Events

Sonja Trauss, SFBARF Founder and "Yes In My Backyard" (YIMBY) Advocate

March 31 @ 7:30 am

​San Francisco-based housing density advocate Sonja Trauss is leading the charge on building more housing options, from tall towers to condos to...

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Rennie Market Intelligence, Vice President, Andrew Ramlo

April 20 @ 11:30 am

Meet the man behind Bob Rennie's stats and research... UDI is pleased to present for our April luncheon an exclusive...

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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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