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Topics & Insight That Affect Our Members

What does the outcome of the Federal Election mean for rental housing providers?

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Federal Election 2021, Federal Political Update, Newsletter|

What does the outcome of the Federal Election mean for rental housing providers? The re-election of the Liberals with a minority government will probably lead largely to a continuation of the government’s previous policies. [...]

Register for EDI Presentation this Thursday and view the sponsor tradeshow booths!

By |June 15th, 2021|Categories: Conference, Newsletter, Webinar|

Register for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Rental Housing, taking place this Thursday (June 17) The CFAA presentation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Rental Housing, will take place this Thursday (June 17), from 3:00 to 4:00 [...]

Federal funding available for some electric vehicle charging stations

By |May 12th, 2021|Categories: Federal Political Update, Newsletter|

Federal funding available for some electric vehicle charging stations Multi-residential rental providers need to get on-board with charging stations or we will lose tenants. Natural Resources Canada is now accepting project proposals for funding [...]

Watch CFAA’s Awards for Employees of the Year and Visit the Virtual Tradeshow!

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: Awards, Conference, Newsletter|

Watch CFAA's Awards for Employees of the Year and Visit the Virtual Tradeshow! Day 2 of the CFAA-VRHC 2021 Awards Presentations, Networking Event and Tradeshow takes place today (May 5), from 3:00 to 5:00 pm EDT*. *(12:00 [...]

Join CFAA today for Day 1 of the Awards Presentation, Networking Event and Tradeshow!

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: Awards, Conference, Newsletter|

Join CFAA today for Day 1 of the Awards Presentation, Networking Event and Tradeshow! Day 1 of the CFAA-VRHC 2021 Awards Presentations, Networking Event and Tradeshow takes place today (May 4), from 3:00 to 5:00 pm [...]

Implications of Budget 2021 – next CFAA events: May 4, 5, 6 & 13

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Conference, Federal Political Update, Interest Deductibility Limitation, Newsletter|

Benjamin Tal opens CFAA Conference Recently, Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist for CIBC World Markets, gave an insightful presentation to kick off the 2021 CFAA Virtual Rental Housing Conference. (A recording of that talk [...]

What does the Fall Economic Statement mean for rental housing providers?

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Federal Political Update, First Time Homebuyers, Newsletter, RCFI, Tax|

What does the Fall Economic Statement mean for rental housing providers? Finance Minister Freeland delivered the Fall Economic Statement on November 30. The main areas on which the Statement affects rental housing providers are [...]

Register for CFAA’s webinar, “What you need to know about CMHC’s new mortgage insurance rules”

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Newsletter, Webinar|

Register for CFAA's webinar, "What you need to know about CMHC's new mortgage insurance rules" The fourth webinar in CFAA’s Fall 2020 Webinar Series, What you need to know about CMHC's new mortgage [...]

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response – what’s in it for landlords?

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Federal Political Update, Newsletter|

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response - what's in it for landlords? The Government of Canada is taking action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, [...]

Proposed interest limitation rules could devastate rental housing

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Federal Political Update, Interest Deductibility Limitation, National Outlook|

Proposed interest limitation rules could devastate rental housing By John Dickie, CFAA President In the two most recent issues of National Outlook, CFAA warned readers of the risk of an increase in the capital [...]

The interest deductibility limitation proposal – a critical tax issue that may arise this fall

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Federal Political Update, Interest Deductibility Limitation|

The interest deductibility limitation proposal – a new, critical tax issue Besides the promise to review the capital gains inclusion rate, the Liberals made another tax promise in the October campaign that could have [...]

The interest deductibility limitation proposal – What CFAA is doing to protect rental housing

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Interest Deductibility Limitation|

What CFAA is doing to protect rental housing The federal government proposes to set a limit on the amount of interest that any business can claim as an expense against gross income for tax [...]

A modest income tax improvement

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: National Outlook|

While the federal government has long been reluctant to improve the tax position of rental housing, the government recently made a small improvement for some investors who acquire property after November 20, 2018. That [...]

CFAA welcomes federal Budget 2019

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Today, Finance Minister Morneau announced a major increase in the funding for the Rental Construction Financing Initiative. That is a program of reduced-cost financing which has seen significant take-up by private rental housing developers. [...]

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