• Piotr Boruslawski

Le Devoir’s Rental Survey consulted over 3,000 Kijiji ads to highlight local Housing Crisis

Local newspaper Le Devoir created an interactive overview of the rental housing market for the Island of Montreal. According to the data, the average rent offered on the island of Montreal was about $1,310 per month - all neighborhoods and all types of housing combined. This is equivalent to $15,720 per year, or more than 30% of the average annual gross income of Montrealers, set at $47,400 by Statistics Canada in 2019. Unfortunately, in an interview with Le Devoir, Andrée Laforest, Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing says "I can't say that there is a housing crisis, that's for sure.” Read more...

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