29 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Winnipeg’s low rental vacancy rate solutions

Realtors in Winnipeg are saying rent controls are choking off new construction and contributing to an acute shortage of Winnipeg rentals and rental units in Winnipeg, and they’re calling for less controls, new subsidies and tax credits to address the problem. “Manitoba needs to move away from the current rent control regime if it wants […]

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05 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Winnipeg renting and neighbourhoods

Looking at data from CMHC,  2011 vacancy rate is going to remain very low for rentals in Winnipeg. Relative to other cities in Canada, Winnipeg has one of the lowest rental vacancy rates at 1.2%. This is largely due to the net migration to Winnipeg and the low availability of rental units in Winnipeg. The […]

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