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Rent In Canada Is So Different From BC To Alberta

Paying rent in Canada can be pretty costly in some of the bigger cities, but that's especially the case in B.C. 

Meanwhile, rent in Alberta's big cities is far cheaper, sometimes even half of the price. 

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Rent In Canada Is So Different From BC To Alberta PadMapper

PadMapper's March 2021 rent report shows that it costs $1,900 per month to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Vancouver. 

The same size of place costs $1,660 in Burnaby, $1,600 in Victoria, and $1,480 in Kelowna.

Meanwhile, one-bedrooms are going for $1,100 in Calgary and only $930 in Edmonton. So, see you in Alberta?  

It's no secret that Canadian rental prices can be costly, and in multiple cities from coast to coast, the monthly cost for a one-bedroom has seen a recent jump.

According to the Zumper Canadian Rent Report that came out on September 15, a total of 14 cities from the West Coast to the East Coast have seen a recent uptick in the cost of rent.

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Ontario isn't the cheapest place to rent in Canada, but some cities are more affordable than others.

The Zumper Canadian Rent Report came out on September 15, and according to its findings, "with a majority of cities growing in monthly rent prices, Canada's rental market seems to be experiencing a strong recovery."

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New research shows that Vancouver is in the first place spot when it comes to rental evictions in Canada.

According to a report from UBC, the West Coast city beats out other big cities, with Vancouver's five-year eviction rate at 10.5% compared to 5.8% in Toronto and 4.2% in Montreal.

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Get ready for a bit of a price hike when it comes to your monthly bills because B.C.'s rent freeze is officially coming to an end starting January 1, 2022.

To help out renters struggling to make ends meet, the province froze the price of rent at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measure was extended until the end of this year.

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