Rental accommodation

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‘Please take my tenant!’ landlord posts to Used Victoria

Landlord will pay you damage, first month’s rent to take his tenant

 

Victoria has the fourth most expensive rental market, according to PadMapper’s November 2020 rent report. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Cost to rent a Victoria two bedroom up 15 per cent from 2019

PadMapper’s latest rent report shows Victoria prices continue to soar

 

Struggling to afford rent, Sylvia Bailey is hoping to trade her love of cooking for some more affordable accommodation. (Photo courtesy of Sylvia Bailey)

Retired Victoria woman looking to cook, clean or garden in exchange for rent

Sylvia Bailey is hoping to use her love for cooking to help afford rent

Struggling to afford rent, Sylvia Bailey is hoping to trade her love of cooking for some more affordable accommodation. (Photo courtesy of Sylvia Bailey)
Digital renderings show what the Cook Street Plaza will look like. (File contributed/ Chard Development)

New Victoria development to feature 104 guaranteed below-market homes

Chard Development’s Cook Street Plaza will create 211 new residences total

Digital renderings show what the Cook Street Plaza will look like. (File contributed/ Chard Development)
Gordon Head Residents’ Association spokesperson Donald Gunn says residents never wanted a conflict between homeowners and students when it comes to unrelated occupancy limits. (Gordon Head Residents’ Association/Facebook)

Unrelated occupancy limits creating divisions in Saanich

Gordon Head Residents’ Association wants to see conditions to hold landlords accountable

Gordon Head Residents’ Association spokesperson Donald Gunn says residents never wanted a conflict between homeowners and students when it comes to unrelated occupancy limits. (Gordon Head Residents’ Association/Facebook)
A digital rendering of what the Harris Green Development could look like. (File contributed/ IBI group for Starlight Developments)

Up to 1,500 new rental units proposed for Victoria

More than a million square feet of rental units proposed for downtown Yates Street development

A digital rendering of what the Harris Green Development could look like. (File contributed/ IBI group for Starlight Developments)
B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (Black Press files)

B.C. moves to crack down on short-term condo rentals

Strata councils can soon assess fines of up to $1,000 a day for unauthorized rentals

B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (Black Press files)
The B.C. government is looking for ways to expand rental accommodation. (Black Press)

B.C. rental housing review begins in June

10-city tour, web forum to examine legislation changes

The B.C. government is looking for ways to expand rental accommodation. (Black Press)
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Victoria housing advocates applaud province’s move to protect tenants

Law has not kept pace with the changing housing market: Premier John Horgan

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Highlands resident Dawn Siegner says her younger brother has been unable to find rental accommodations for the last year. Dawn believes he his being discriminated against because of his disability. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Rental prices putting the squeeze on people with disabilities

Highlands resident says brother has been looking for places for the past year

Highlands resident Dawn Siegner says her younger brother has been unable to find rental accommodations for the last year. Dawn believes he his being discriminated against because of his disability. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (from left), Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre, and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announced new rent restrictions in October 2017. Tom Fletcher/BLACK PRESS

B.C.’s annual allowable rent increase jumps to four per cent

Rent hike ceiling has steadily risen since 2013, when the maximum was 2.2 per cent

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (from left), Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre, and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announced new rent restrictions in October 2017. Tom Fletcher/BLACK PRESS