December 15, 2016
The B.C. government announced a program today to assist qualified first-time homebuyers with their down payments. UBC experts are available to comment.
June 9, 2016
The Bank of Canada cautioned today that housing price increases in Vancouver and Toronto are likely not sustainable at their current pace.
Media Release | February 4, 2014
UBC has approved pilot home ownership options to help retain and attract top talent despite Vancouver’s often prohibitive housing market.
Media Release | September 26, 2012
UBC has approved a comprehensive housing program designed to help more UBC faculty, staff and students live on its Vancouver campus. UBC will expand housing for its academic community and workforce on campus, becoming the only Lower Mainland employer to offer significant levels of restricted housing to employees, and one of the world’s first universities to offer non-profit housing to low-income staff.
Media Release | December 22, 2010
School quality is not a significant factor for home buyers, except for those purchasing residences priced in the top 25 per cent of the market, according to Sauder School of Business researchers at the University of British Columbia.