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Last chance to register for Canada’s most comprehensive Rental Housing Conference

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Last chance to register for Canada’s most comprehensive Rental Housing Conference

CFAA 2014 Rental Housing Conference – Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 3! CFAA’s Rental Housing Conference is fast approaching. The deadline to register for the conference is Tuesday, June 3. The conference runs June 9-11, at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel. This year’s conference is the most comprehensive CFAA has put on. In addition to the building innovations bus tour on Monday, June 9, there will be 31 education sessions, in 6 streams, and 4 keynote speakers from June 10 to...

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2014 APARTMENT MARKET REPORT

Posted in Bylaws / Regulations, CMHC, Finance, Housing, Industry Trends, Newsworthy, Rent Control

2014 APARTMENT MARKET REPORT

The RHB Apartment Market Report for 2014 reports on the current state of the rental housing industry across Canada, including vacancy rates and average rent increases. Also provided are economic and apartment sales forecasts for 2014 and 2015. The report has been prepared by John Dickie, CFAA President, and Tony Manganiello of Cushman & Wakefield, using the CMHC Fall 2013 Rental Market Surveys, CMHC Housing Market Outlook, Canada Edition – First Quarter 2014, and proprietary data and...

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INFOGRAPHIC: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CANADIAN RENTAL MARKET

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INFOGRAPHIC: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CANADIAN RENTAL MARKET

Whether you’re curious as to what the rental landscape looks like coast-to-coast or you’d like to  compare how your portfolio is performing in another part of the country, this handy new infographic from BuzzBuzzHome will answer some of the questions you might have about the Canadian rental market. Check out the cross-Canada comparisons of everything from vacancy rates to deposit rules. Prices and vacancy rate stats apply to purpose-built apartments only. Play around with the fully...

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Notice to Tenant – Why Does Rent Go Up?

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Notice to Tenant – Why Does Rent Go Up?

Dealing with rent increases isn’t always easy. In order to have a happy tenant, the landlord and tenant must communicate well. Unfortunately, there comes a time when all landlords will need to increase the rent. For some it is keeping up with the market value or for others it is to offset the price of costly repairs. Here are some examples from FRPO on how to effectively communicate the annual rental increase to tenants. Click here to download the PDF form.     Rental Housing Costs are...

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Government of Canada continues to help lower the cost of housing

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Government of Canada continues to help lower the cost of housing

Government of Canada continues to help lower the cost of housing VANCOUVER – November 21, 2013 — Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development announced changes that will help support a number of existing social housing projects when their operating agreements mature. “Our Government is focused on helping vulnerable Canadians lift themselves out of poverty and lead successful lives,” said Minister Bergen. “Since 2006, in working with our partners, we’ve...

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Eastern Ontario Landlord Organization – Rent Reduction

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Eastern Ontario Landlord Organization – Rent Reduction

EASTERN ONTARIO LANDLORD ORGANIZATION News Release September 23, 2013 Applications to vary rent reductions The City of Ottawa will be mailing out notices of rent reduction to about 13,000 rental units in October or November of this year. Notices will go out to the affected landlords in September. The notices will state the percentage rent reduction which will be required unless the landlord applies to vary the reduction. A landlord may want to apply to vary the rent reduction for one or more...

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