UBC experts on Vancouver’s 2019 Empty Homes Tax data

The City of Vancouver released initial 2019 Empty Homes Tax statistics this morning, which showed that almost 15 per cent fewer properties were declared vacant last year. UBC experts are available to comment.

Thomas Davidoff
Associate Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business
Tel: 778-384-1489
Email: thomas.davidoff@sauder.ubc.ca

  • Housing policy, markets and affordability, real estate finance

Paul Kershaw
Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health
Tel: 604-761-4583
Email: paul.kershaw@ubc.ca

  • Impact of household incomes and house prices on young families
  • Linking housing affordability to other major costs

Tsur Somerville
Associate Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business
Cell: 604-329-4585
Email: tsur.somerville@sauder.ubc.ca

  • Housing finance, housing markets and affordability, real estate, urban economics