Airbnb

Halifax group says Airbnb needs stricter regulations for ‘superhosts’ Last week, an Airbnb “superhost” in Montreal was shut down, leaving those who had booked stays at his properties with nowhere to go. “Obviously this was a big story and...

Development

Big developments proposed for Dartmouth could reshape Wyse Road area A 19-storey building is being proposed for a property in Dartmouth across from the Macdonald Bridge, the third large development being eyed for the Wyse Road area. The new building, which will be on...

Student Housing

Students scrambling for apartments as Halifax vacancy rate hits an all-time low With university classes set to resume, it’s almost time for the busiest move-in weekend of the year in Halifax. But students hoping to find a last-minute rental might be out of the...

Housing Policy

Waiting for baby boomers to die is not effective housing policy OPINION: A new report says that a once-reliable way of bringing homes to the resale market isn’t working like it used to. It’s another indication that our housing policies aren’t keeping up with our...

Canadian Rent Report

August 2019 Canadian Rent Report Overall, 5 cities experienced an upward trend last month, 4 downward, and 15 remained stable. Similar to the previous month’s report, more than half of the total markets were flat, which is surprising since it is hot moving...