CBC: NDP continues to question how Vancouverites with little income can own expensive homes

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September 27 2016

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NDP housing critic David Eby is once again calling for changes to the tax system after compiling new data on land titles in Vancouver.

“I don’t believe Revenue Canada is treating this seriously. I don’t think the province is treating this seriously,” said Eby at a news conference where he unveiled more data, compiled by the NDP, on who owns property on Vancouver’s expensive West Side. 

The data looks at 250 properties in Mackenzie Heights, traditionally a middle-income neighbourhood located between Dunbar, Kerrisdale and Shuahgnessy. 

Of those homes, 26 were owned by people who identified their occupation as homemaker, while another six owners said they were students. 

In total, they owned $107 million in property — and Eby is questioning where that money came from.

Read the full article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ndp-david-eby-student-houses-vancouver-1.3781558