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April 20, 2021
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The rising cost of multi-residential construction

Multi-residential construction costs are rising in Canada due to the pandemic’s far-reaching impact on everything from labour and material costs to shifting supply and demand dynamics. According to new research from Altus Group, housing developers in the Greater Toronto Area will likely feel the greatest strain with overall costs associated with construction projected to rise by 5 percent by the end of the year.


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Manitoba tax rebate comes with rent freeze
Rental housing landlords in Manitoba will receive a 25 percent rebate on education property taxes this year, representing the first step in a provincial promise to remove education costs from the property tax base. »READ MORE
Weathering the 3rd wave of COVID-19

As COVID-19 variants continue to spread at an alarming rate throughout the country, residential landlords find themselves in a perpetual state of uncertainty as they attempt to keep up with changing regulations. With B.C. having recently entered a three-week lockdown, and Ontario embarking on a month-long “emergency brake shutdown” effective April 3rd, measures to reduce case counts in both provinces include closing patios and indoor dining, and further limiting capacities in grocery stores.  » READ MORE

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