BC Housing News |  BCHN.com By:  Alisha Ilaender Those who use the services of Airbnb will now be compliant with the short-term rental rules enforced by the city. Existing Airbnb hosts will have to prove by August 31st that they have a business license in order to rent out their homes, though new Airbnb host […]

Across North America, city governments and neighbourhood activists are worried that the exploding popularly of Airbnb is hurting neighbourhoods and putting a strain on rental housing stock, as landlords choose the lucrative option of short-term rentals over long-term tenants.