City Introduces Regulations for Short Term Rentals

Vancouver City staff are proposing a new regulatory framework for short-term rentals (STRs) – including Airbnb, Expedia and others – that will protect long-term rental housing supply while enabling supplemental income for local residents. If adopted, the regulations would legalize up to 70% of existing ‘entire unit’ and virtually all ‘private room’ STR listings in Vancouver, while potentially boosting long-term rental supply by more than 1,000 homes.

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