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 luck as rental vacancy rates are at a historic low throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality.
“Right now, it’s currently 1.6 percent and it’s the lowest it’s ever been,” said Kelvin Ndoro, a senior analyst with the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CHMC)…Read more