Thompson Rivers University

The Chilliwack Progress | TRU researchers suggest Bill 28 helped fuel Chilliwack real-estate surge

October 28, 2021

Two TRU researchers believe B.C.’s property transfer tax aimed at foreign buyers fuelled the red-hot real estate market in Chilliwack. Dr. Jabed Tomal from TRU’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics teamed up with Dr. Hafiz Rahman from the Department of Economics. Together, they examined Bill 28 and compared its impact on housing prices in Chilliwack and Kamloops, where TRU is located. Read more