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Vancouver Is Apparently The Eviction Capital Of Canada & No Other City Comes Close

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.

And it's not just Vancouver that's feeling it, it's the whole province. "10.6% of renters in British Columbia reported being evicted within 5 years, more than any other province or territory whereas less than 4% of renters were evicted within 5 years in Manitoba, Québec, and Nunavut," reads the study.

Men are at a higher risk of eviction than other demographics, with single fathers being particularly at risk, according to the study. Households with kids and renters between the ages of 45-54 are also at higher risk of eviction.

Being evicted can also impact a person's well-being and the report said that "renters whose most recent move was an eviction have lower self-reported physical and mental health than other renters."

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