Rentals

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 resident starts petition to oppose unrelated occupancy limit increase

‘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)

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

The Harris Green development is proposed to take over two large lots on Yates Street

A digital rendering of what the Harris Green Development could look like. (File contributed/ IBI group for Starlight Developments)
A new 102-unit residential building is being proposed for the property at 1100-1108 Esquimalt Rd and 610-612 Lampson St. (File contributed/Township of Esquimalt)                                A new 102-unit residential building is being proposed for the property at 1100-1108 Esquimalt Rd and 610-612 Lampson St. (File contributed/Township of Esquimalt)

Six-storey, 102-unit residential complex proposed for main Esquimalt intersection

Praxis Architects Inc. wants to see the development at Lampson Road and Esquimalt Street

A new 102-unit residential building is being proposed for the property at 1100-1108 Esquimalt Rd and 610-612 Lampson St. (File contributed/Township of Esquimalt)                                A new 102-unit residential building is being proposed for the property at 1100-1108 Esquimalt Rd and 610-612 Lampson St. (File contributed/Township of Esquimalt)
The Mount St. Angela’s development at 913-929 Burdett Avenue and 914-924 McClure Street is looking to become a 106-unit senior’s residence (plus 26 assisted living units). (File contributed/ Arcata Collective Ltd)

City of Victoria considers proposed senior rental development

The Mount St. Angela’s complex aims to include affordable rental units

The Mount St. Angela’s development at 913-929 Burdett Avenue and 914-924 McClure Street is looking to become a 106-unit senior’s residence (plus 26 assisted living units). (File contributed/ Arcata Collective Ltd)
Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development announces a $13.25 million investment into the construction of 840 Fort St., which will house 60 rental micro-units. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Federal government funds 60 ‘micro-loft’ rental units set to open on Fort Street

The Sawyer Block at 840 Fort St. will house affordable units and a small amount of retail space

Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development announces a $13.25 million investment into the construction of 840 Fort St., which will house 60 rental micro-units. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
City of Victoria considers permanent rental zoning options

City of Victoria considers permanent rental zoning options

Landlords are not happy with the idea of a sweeping bylaw strategy

City of Victoria considers permanent rental zoning options
Rental accommodation is hard to find in many B.C. communities. (Flickr)

Renters, landlords to be quizzed on B.C. problems

Premier John Horgan now has dozens of policy reviews underway

Rental accommodation is hard to find in many B.C. communities. (Flickr)
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)
The City of Victoria’s rules related to short-term rentals such as AirBnB may be changing, as council seeks to slow the trend of revenue properties being switched from long-term to nightly or weekly rentals. AirBnB

Victoria cracks down on short-term rentals

Homeowners renting one or two bedrooms in their primary residence will not be affected

The City of Victoria’s rules related to short-term rentals such as AirBnB may be changing, as council seeks to slow the trend of revenue properties being switched from long-term to nightly or weekly rentals. AirBnB
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