September 28, 2016
Vancouver residents who rent homes that are not their primary residences through short-term rental agencies like Airbnb will be subject to licensing requirements and fines for non-compliance, according to a new City of Vancouver policy outlined this week. Under the new framework, people will need a city business licence to operate rentals of less than 30 days. The recommendation from city staff will go to council next week to decide how the program will be implemented and policed. The city has not said how much a licence would cost….