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A cost of living index puts the cost for a one-bedroom apartment and taking public transit in Toronto at more than $3,500 per month Read more

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Sky-high rents, low-vacancy rates and renovictions. Fill out our inaugural Toronto Renters Survey and tell us what it's really like renting in the city Read more

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Samuel Engelking

But in good news: the Mirvish Village development is getting over 350 affordable rental units Read more

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In a big victory for tenants, the new bylaw amendments will add thousands of units back to the Toronto rental market Read more

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The landlord of 795 College, the former home to a community of artists, plead guilty to three violations under the Residential Tenancies Act Read more


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Calvin Hudson Hwang

The Tenant Turn Up tour connects artists in Toronto, Hamilton and Ottawa – LAL, Lee Reed and Cheko Salaam – to call attention to the housing crisis. Read more



Samuel Engelking

Here’s what happens if a landlord fails to take possession of a rental for their own use. Read more


A new crop of rental projects, chockfull of luxury amenities like yoga rooms and dog runs, is shaking up Toronto’s bleak housing market Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Renovations are the latest tactic landlords are using to illegally evict people renting Toronto apartments. Here's how some tenants fought back – and won. Read more

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Samantha Edwards

City council will vote on proposed $1.5 million rooming house fund in Parkdale Read more



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As more people pay big money to live in small units, condo boards are increasingly requiring residents to hire security if they want to party in the party room Read more

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Parkdale rent strike

Michael Y.C. Tseng

Tenants of 1251 King West are protesting against their landlord, Nuspor Investments Read more

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Rafael Ferreira Pimentel

The Residential Tenancies Act allows termination of tenancies for landlord’s own use Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Two large-scale projects proposed for the neighbourhood would fill a growing rental housing need, but High Park homeowners aren't buying what developers are selling Read more

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Ovens, bathroom doors and space are overrated anyway, right guys? Read more

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“I have issue when people are buying property or are taking out properties that used to be rentals and turning them into full-time Airbnb [units],” says Councillor Ana Bailão. Read more

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Danika Dégagné

Hunting for a new place is not only about location and price – it's about landlords, too Read more

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Jodianne Beckford

Toronto’s housing bubble has created a landlord’s market, to the disadvantage in particular of Black renters. Read more

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Rignam Wangkhang

After failed mediation attempt, a public meeting has been scheduled for February 22 as part of an effort to organize rent strike of tenants in other MetCap-owned buildings Read more




In this market, don't assume the value of houses and condos will inevitably go up in value. Read more

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