Look, Ma, I’m in a mansion: College kids in Vancouver benefit from new tax

Ultra luxury mansions in Vancouver are being transformed into college dorms, thanks to a new tax that charges landlords who leave their residential properties vacant. One student, 22-year-old Isaiah Boodhoo, rented a bedroom in a mansion for $825 a month after seeing a listing posted on Facebook, according to Bloomberg. The property was owned by an Afghan musician who rents out the nine-bedroom home to 14 students. The recent trend is has been prompted by […]

from The Real Deal New York http://bit.ly/2DcNCqX

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