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Vancouver aims to curb short-term house rentals

Move follows report last week warning that West Coast Canadian city is world's most at risk for housing bubble

Vancouver has already announced plans to tax vacant houses by the year-end, increasing costs for foreign owners.


VANCOUVER unveiled further steps last week aimed at easing a housing affordability and availability crisis, two days after a report warned that the West Coast Canadian city was the world's most at risk for a housing bubble.

Mayor Gregor Robertson said Vancouver plans to...

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