More than a year after the Fair Rental Act was introduced, rent control is back in the spotlight with new research suggesting it is doing more harm than good when it comes to rental construction and affordability.
Rental housing industry advocates have been urging the Canadian government to review and modify rules governing the cultivation of plants for personal medical use.
Could the recent sale of a Toronto condo for cryptocurrency be the first sign of a shift in the condo industry towards use of digital currencies?
At least one condo corporation is facing what is likely to be a steep repair tab after Toronto was drenched with a month’s worth of rain on Aug. 7.
Located in the trendy downtown west neighbourhood of Toronto, 39 Niagara is a high-end, mixed-use rental development set to open its doors in July, 2019. Here, Minto Apartments shares its persona-driven approach to everything from suite design to amenities.
What is being left behind as technology becomes more a part of day-to-day living in a community? Should some things be done the “old-fashioned” way?
Planning to build a retirement home? CMHC recommends developers consider the following key factors before investing in on-site services and amenities.
Is it time for condo boards and property managers to brace for reefer madness? It may depend on which condo lawyer they ask.
Building amenities have come a long way, and just like price and location, they can have a significant impact on the type of tenant a rental property will attract.
Some condo lobbies may be looking spare lately because the lounge furniture that usually occupies these spaces is being targeted as a fire risk.
Senior ranking valuation specialists agreed that new uncertainties around fraying trade agreements, political instability and climate volatility have broadened the scope of their worries well beyond rising interest rates.
On October 17, the new Cannabis Act will officially take effect, and no one is more alarmed about the pending challenges than landlords and tenants.
Even the best communication technology may not be much help if the message condo corporations use it to deliver is weak or non-existent.
Apartment professionals ponder the uncertainties of the rental housing industry, including the critical steps needed to cultivate new supply.
When evaluating the best waste management practices for your property, it’s important to keep pest control in mind. Apartment complexes offer everything pests need to survive: food, water, warmth and shelter.
The new rules capture the demographic of investors who own small low-rise residential or mixed-use commercial-residential buildings as a sideline to their main business ventures.
Robust economies in Toronto and Vancouver, a continuing slump in Calgary, retailing challenges and sustained high demand for rental housing all play into an index-wide total return of 6.7 per cent.