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Ryna is Making Renting Easier and Safer for Women Across Canada

Finding a roommate and a place to rent can be uncomfortable, difficult and frustrating, especially for single women living in large cities. In response to this reality, two BIPOC women are aiming to make these tasks simpler and more reliable, while also creating a community. For people who don’t know,

5 Ways to Make Sure You’re Covered When You Move Into a New Place

The process of moving into a new place is an exciting one. Just think, you get to decide the colour scheme of your living room, and which plants you’ll tend in your front yard or balcony. It’s seldom that you – or any renter for that matter – thinks about

Vancouver Wants to Impose a 1% Tax on Empty Homes

Vancouver’s real estate market is out of control. This is true for both buyers and renters. Earlier this year, the city took a step towards curbing astronomical real estate prices by imposing the foreign buyers tax, which has already had a drastic effect. Now, Mayor Gregor Robertson is looking for

Berlin Will Fine People Up to $150k for Renting Their Place on Airbnb

As of May, a new law will restrict renters in Berlin from subletting out their apartments to tourists on sites like Airbnb. In an effort to protect affordable housing in the city, the government has put new legislation into action that looks to control the recent rise in accommodation prices. The law, which is