Rental accommodation

A five-storey, mixed-use development at 43, 45 and 55 Gorge Rd. East and 2827, 2829, and 2831 Irma St. could house 157 residential units. (File contributed/City of Victoria)

More than 150 rental units proposed for Gorge Road neighbourhood

The City of Victoria is set to hear of a new five-storey project

A five-storey, mixed-use development at 43, 45 and 55 Gorge Rd. East and 2827, 2829, and 2831 Irma St. could house 157 residential units. (File contributed/City of Victoria)
Shawn Kuin is still unpacking after moving into his new apartment at the Mount Edward Court, but he’s happy to have his freedom. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria’s Cool Aid Society opens 15 more affordable units for seniors

Seventy-Eight supportive housing units already at Mount Edward Court

Shawn Kuin is still unpacking after moving into his new apartment at the Mount Edward Court, but he’s happy to have his freedom. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The development at 1301 Hillside Ave. was originally proposed as a rental unit, but has since switched to a condo development (File contributed/NVision Properties)

Proposed Hillside rental development switched to condo project

The development at 1301 Hillside Ave. originally targeted UVic, Camosun student renters

The development at 1301 Hillside Ave. was originally proposed as a rental unit, but has since switched to a condo development (File contributed/NVision Properties)
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)
Victoria News file photo

Victoria housing advocates applaud province’s move to protect tenants

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

Victoria News file photo
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
National rankings of median rents based on listings compiled by PadMapper, a listings site for available rental units. (Image courtesy of PadMapper)

Victoria rental prices declining, according to national listing website

The median price of a one-bedroom suite dropped almost five per cent in December

National rankings of median rents based on listings compiled by PadMapper, a listings site for available rental units. (Image courtesy of PadMapper)
Participants at the Fairfield renters forum Thursday evening hear from city planners about where rental units fit into the draft Fairfield neighbourhood plan. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Renters weigh in on Fairfield plan

City seeking feedback from renters about the draft Fairfield neighbourhood plan

Participants at the Fairfield renters forum Thursday evening hear from city planners about where rental units fit into the draft Fairfield neighbourhood plan. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
(News files)

Tenant relocation plan recommended in Victoria city staff report

City to consider renter protection program Thursday

(News files)
Kate Picard measures an upstairs bedroom with her daughter at the Madrona at Dockside Green development on Wednesday. She and her family move in in mid-November. Lauren Boothby/Victoria News

HOMEFINDER: Victoria’s Dockside Green welcomes new tenants next month

Affordable rental complex Madrona part of overall housing mix on site

Kate Picard measures an upstairs bedroom with her daughter at the Madrona at Dockside Green development on Wednesday. She and her family move in in mid-November. Lauren Boothby/Victoria News
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