Vancouver city council voted Wednesday to cut the city’s empty homes tax back to 3% for 2023. It reversed a recent move by the city to increase the tax rate from 3 to 5%. A report from the city’s director of finance recommended the reduction.

Vancouver city council voted Wednesday to cut the city’s empty homes tax back to 3% for 2023. It reversed a recent move by the city to increase the tax rate from 3 to 5%. A report from the city’s director of finance recommended the reduction.