This week’s release of the updated Canadian Rental Housing Index reveals surging rental costs and many related challenges faced by renter households across the country.
The update earned coverage from media outlets across the country, heightening public pressure on governments to tackle housing affordability and positioning the community housing sector as a solution to the crisis.
Here are some of the over 350 stories published:
Daily Hive Vancouver: BC leads country in spending “crisis amounts” of money on rent
Prince George Citizen: Rents in Prince George up 16.7% in five years, Census data shows
Prince Albert Daily Herald: New renter stats show Sask. in an affordability crisis