rental units

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Renters remain the big losers in ‘rent control’ cities
In cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, the move away from apartment construction and towards condos is already well underway.

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New reports underscore renter woes in Toronto and beyond

In the Greater Toronto Area, monthly rents rose by $63, on average.


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Seattle’s rental vacancy rate jumped to 5.4 per cent—five times that of the GTA.


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Ontario’s government has doubled-down on rent controls, which mandate how much landlords can charge renters.


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Typically, secondary suites can be cheaper to rent than apartments.


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In neighbouring Burnaby, it takes only a third the time it does in Vancouver to obtain a permit.


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On average, it takes more than 15 months to get a permit to build a new housing unit in Vancouver.


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Rent control has been a disaster wherever it’s been tried. But this never stops politicians from suggesting it.