Posts Tagged 'rentals'

Lack of affordable housing is changing Woodstock

Lack of affordable housing is changing Woodstock

Woodstock has always led other towns in real estate prices, but in recent years the market has changed, according to a recent report. The rising popularity of short-term rentals has reduced availability of year-round rentals and raised rents of remaining units. Home ownership is simply unattainable for many.

The rise of housing activism

The rise of housing activism

Housing affordability and tenant’s rights are poised to become a major issue in Kingston next year, as a coalition of activist groups forms to address what they call an ongoing crisis. Meanwhile, city officials seek solutions to soaring rents and unaccountable landlords.