rental market

LandlordBC responds to provincial announcements about aid for renters. (Black Press Media file photo)

Landlords respond to Horgan’s announcement about rental contributions, eviction freezes

LandlordBC sends out a statement after Horgan’s March 25 announcement

LandlordBC responds to provincial announcements about aid for renters. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich resident Vernon Lord has started a petition to oppose the proposed bylaw amendments that would increase the number of unrelated occupants allowed in one home. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich residents petition against letting six unrelated people live together

‘Support for the ‘leave it at four’ is growing,’ says the resident

Saanich resident Vernon Lord has started a petition to oppose the proposed bylaw amendments that would increase the number of unrelated occupants allowed in one home. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)
Rental rates are rising in Greater Victoria (Black Press File Photo)

Rental rates on the rise despite increase in vacancy rate

Greater Victoria report shows rising costs unsustainable compared to average incomes

Rental rates are rising in Greater Victoria (Black Press File Photo)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (Black Press)

B.C. rent increases capped to inflation, 2.5% for 2019

Landlords have to apply to exceed cap for renovations, repairs

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson (Black Press)
MLAs Adam Olsen (left) Ronna-Rae Leonard and Spencer Chandra Herbert want the cap for automatic rent increases lowered. (B.C. government)

Cap rent increases at inflation rate, B.C. task force recommends

MLAs say drop annual increase that would allow 4.5% rise next year

MLAs Adam Olsen (left) Ronna-Rae Leonard and Spencer Chandra Herbert want the cap for automatic rent increases lowered. (B.C. government)
Rent increases are regulated by a cost of living formula in B.C. (Black Press files)

B.C. rent increase can’t go over 4.5% next year

Provincial formula based on inflation plus 2% increase

Rent increases are regulated by a cost of living formula in B.C. (Black Press files)
Rental accommodation is hard to find in many B.C. communities. (Flickr)

Seniors, families focus of B.C. rental housing fund

Target of 14,000 new non-profit units over the next 10 years

Rental accommodation is hard to find in many B.C. communities. (Flickr)
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Victoria the sixth-most expensive city to rent in Canada

PadMapper report finds 1-BR renting for less than Jan. 2017; 2-BR more pricey

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