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B.C. condo board's rental limit bylaw upheld

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Michael Benedict

The impassioned battle between those who mainly want to enjoy their homes and those who see property mainly as an investment recently went before the B.C. Court of Appeal.

This time, the B.C. high court in Matthews v. Strata Plan VR 90 2016 BCCA 345, sided with the owner-occupier side, supporting a condominium corporation that limits the number of units available for rental. (In British Columbia condominiums are known as strata).

The B.C. Strata Property Act allows strata corporations to pass bylaws which restrict the number...