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Manitoba housing advocates, property managers react to proposed federal rent reform – Winnipeg

Housing advocates say the federal government’s proposed rent reforms are a step in the right direction. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new measures he says will help protect Canadian renters and help them unlock the potential of home ownership. The proposed changes would allow tenants to count on-time …

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‘It is not right’: Some Toronto tenants go on rent strike to protest increases – Toronto

Beverley Henry paid $900 a month in rent when she first moved into her one-bedroom Toronto apartment nearly a decade ago but that amount has since climbed to more than $1,300. Henry, a senior living on a pension, says she won’t be able to handle any more rent hikes in …

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As Manitoba’s rent increase guideline goes up, tenants and advocates call for action – Winnipeg

Les Scott is looking at a nine-per cent increase to his rent next month. A tenant of 300 Furby St. and a longtime resident of the West Broadway neighbourhood, Scott is seeing the area, a historically affordable neighbourhood with multi-unit buildings, increase in price. Last week the Manitoba government advised …

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Rental market report suggests increasing costs hitting Manitobans hard – Winnipeg

On average, Canadians are seeing an upward trend with respect to rent prices, and it’s a trend that playing out in a big way in Manitoba. Nationally, the average cost of rent was at its highest point last month when compared to the last three years – sitting at $2,042. …

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Average asking price for Canadian rental unit hits record high in June: report

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 13, 2023 10:34 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO — A new report says the average asking price for a rental unit in Canada reached a record $2,042 last month amid continued interest rate hikes, population expansion and low …

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E-scooters now available for rent in Regina – Regina

Descrease article font size Increase article font size For those looking to catch a ride on a new e-scooter, now is the time to hit the road. As of Wednesday morning, e-scooters are available to rent in Regina, from vendors Bird and Neuron. “We are excited to have these industry …

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Nova Scotia rent supplement threshold change means people need to pay more to get help – Halifax

A quiet change to a federal-provincial housing supplement means Nova Scotians will have to pay more of their income on housing in order to qualify for government help. Previously, people who spent 30 per cent or more of their pre-tax income on rent or housing costs could qualify for the Canada-Nova …

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ABC defends axing Vancouver Renter Office, citing ‘duplication of service’ – BC

In a move condemned by Vancouver’s two Green councillors and single OneCity councillor, the reigning ABC party has voted to close down the city’s ‘Renter Office’ during a housing affordability crisis, citing concerns over its efficiency. While it had no physical presence, the Renter Office had worked to advise tenants …

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