Homeowners must apply for exemption for B.C. speculation tax — or they’ll pay it by default
Tom Davidoff, an associate professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, spoke to CBC about speculation tax. “It’s very hard to have a tax where you don’t require people to fill […]
Jan 22, 2019
B.C. government could have relied on data, not a blanket form, to target potential speculators
The Province spoke to Thomas Davidoff, an associate professor at the UBC’s Sauder School of Business, about the government’s approach to the new speculation and vacancy tax.
Jan 21, 2019
Is too much of your wealth tied up in the housing market?
Global News spoke to UBC professor Thomas Davidoff in an article about Canadians having wealth tied up in housing. “Generally speaking, we try to have asset holdings that make us […]
Jan 18, 2019
Is BC real estate truly in recession?
Red FM interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor Tom Davidoff about B.C. real estate going into recession.
Jan 8, 2019
After a taxing year for real estate, housing market expected to remain cool in 2019
CBC interviewed UBC Sauder School of Business professor Tom Davidoff on Metro Vancouver’s real estate market.
Jan 3, 2019
#2 in News 1130’S Top 10 of 2018: Metro Vancouver housing
News 1130 interviewed Tom Davidoff, professor of urban economics and real estate at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, for a story on the housing market. “We’ve got declining sales, we’ve […]
Jan 2, 2019
The mayor vowed to stop demovictions. Why the renters who elected him still fear upheaval
Burnaby Now spoke to Tom Davidoff, a professor of economics at UBC, in an article about Burnaby tenants who risk being evicted because their buildings are being demolished to make […]
Dec 19, 2018
UBC professor proposes innovative property tax system to help housing affordability
Vancouver Courier published an article about a way to improve housing affordability for renters using a radical new property tax model proposed by Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School […]
Dec 6, 2018
UBC economist proposes solution to Vancouver’s affordability crisis
New research from UBC Sauder School of Business Associate Professor Thomas Davidoff could help combat Vancouver’s housing affordability problem. In new research published in the Canadian Tax Journal, Davidoff outlines how a new model for calculating property tax could help renters.
Dec 5, 2018
Sub-prime lending is growing in Canada’s hottest real-estate markets
The Star Vancouver quoted Tom Davidoff, a UBC economist, in an article about sub-prime lending in the real estate market. “When we think about solutions to high prices, there’s build […]
Nov 15, 2018
Dumping the duplex? Cognitive dissonance and Vancouver City Hall
Several UBC professors were quoted in a Georgia Straight article about housing in Vancouver since a new NPA councilor has moved to reinstate the ban on duplexes. UBC sociologist Nathan […]
Nov 13, 2018
Housing experts weigh in on Vancouver election platforms
Star Vancouver interviewed Tom Davidoff, a UBC economist, for an article about the housing election platforms in the municipal election. Davidoff discussed the various housing platforms offered by the candidates.
Oct 22, 2018
Where do the candidates stand on housing in Vancouver?
Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, spoke to the Vancouver Courier about housing in Vancouver. “You can have more housing and design policy so that […]
Oct 19, 2018
In the Vancouver election, it’s all about housing
Tom Davidoff, a professor at the UBC Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the Vancouver mayoral election. He discussed the ways to address […]
Oct 15, 2018
How do political parties and candidates in upcoming municipal elections compare?
UBC’s Tom Davidoff was interviewed on Global’s Lynda Steele Show. Davidoff, an associate professor at the Sauder School of Business, has created a scorecard to evaluate the parties and candidates […]
Oct 11, 2018
How the housing crisis proved toxic to the party that once dominated Vancouver politics
Tom Davidoff, an associate professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, was quoted in a Maclean’s article about Vision Vancouver and the housing affordability crisis that has happened since Gregor […]
Oct 11, 2018
UBC prof issues anti-Kavanaugh plea to Ivy League peers
Star Vancouver reported that UBC professor Tom Davidoff has started a petition asking fellow Harvard alumni to sign an open letter to shame U.S. senators into voting against confirming Brett […]
Oct 3, 2018
B.C. startup offers shares in Vancouver homes for as little as $1
Tom Davidoff, a professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business was interviewed on Global News about a B.C. startup which is offering people a piece of the real estate market […]
Sep 27, 2018
Allowing duplexes in Vancouver will increase land values, at least a little
A Vancouver Sun story on duplexes quoted UBC professor Tom Davidoff. He said that rising land values, if accompanied by more density are in fact a positive thing. The story […]
Sep 24, 2018
Most of Vancouver’s single-family neighbourhoods are now zoned for duplexes
Several media outlets carried articles about a recent vote by Vancouver councillors to permit the construction of duplexes in city neighbourhoods currently restricted to single-family homes. In Global News Tom […]
Sep 21, 2018