Monthly Archives: March 2020

Vacancies & Raising Rents

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In a previous post I referred to a report on rental housing (released by RBC’s economics department) which claimed that vacancies need to be increased if rents are to stabilize or increase at a slower rate. In my comments I said that even in a high vacancy rental housing market there are reasons why landlords would increase rents by significant… Read more »

Population Growth vs Household Growth

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In the first post on this website I described how the Census counts the total number of dwellings and households, and how one household equals one dwelling (the number of unoccupied dwellings, those without a household, is too small to take much notice of). In this post I want to see how the total number of households has grown over… Read more »