As 2019 begins, Canadians continue to face a well-chronicled slate of challenges when it comes to finding affordable rental housing. Here, housing experts share their insights...and even a few solutions.
Taking proactive steps can help keep unwanted pests out of condo buildings, saving the time and money involved in treating infestations.
There are four basic steps that those responsible for a property need to take to help manage disasters such as floods.
Luxury amenities can still turn heads—but according to the team at Bentall Kennedy, it’s meaningful engagement that leads to long-term tenants.
Nothing adds holiday cheer to an apartment lobby like festive wreaths and Christmas trees. But delightful as they are, seasonal decorations can also attract unwanted pests.
At least one industry executive thinks more needs to be done to address the harassment he says condo managers commonly confront while working in condo communities.
Private property owners in Ontario, including condo corporations, could find themselves paying a premium to keep their walkways safe this winter.
Canada's purpose-built rental market has seen its share of healthy investment activity over the years, yet one asset class has historically struggled to keep up: student housing.
Beginning November 1, 2018, all private businesses across Canada, including small residential landlords, will be impacted by the latest changes to PIPEDA.
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.
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?
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.
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.