renting

housing

Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over

It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
Rick Paulas
7.24.19
housing

Living in Glorified Dorm Rooms Is the Future of Big City Housing

Priced out of single-bedroom apartments, young people in Canada and the U.S. are turning towards communal co-living.
Anne Gaviola
7.3.19
Money

The Cult of Home Ownership Tortures Millennials Unnecessarily

Experts say the astronomical cost of living in big cities is burden enough without adding the stress of buying a home at any cost.
Anne Gaviola
5.28.19
housing

Even in Montreal, It's Becoming Harder to Find an Apartment

Residents tell VICE that landlords are cracking down on students, families, and immigrants looking for affordable housing.
Ariane Labrèche
4.2.19
generation rent

We Spoke to the Legends Who Took Their Landlord to Court and Won

Ben Leonard, who recently won a court case against his landlord, told us how he and his housemates fought the system.
Lauren O'Neill
4.2.19
renting

Canada’s Out-Of-Control Rental Market is Getting Worse in 2019

Watch out for double-digit price hikes and more “renovictions” in some cities.
Anne Gaviola
1.3.19
london rental opportunity of the week

London Rental Opportunity of the Week: Rogue Landlord News Explainer Special!

Empirical proof that landlords are bad, courtesy of an ITV/Guardian investigation
Joel Golby
10.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Rental Prices Will Make You Want to Give Up and Move to Windsor

At least Canada’s butthole is affordable.
Manisha Krishnan
9.10.18
tenant rights

Do Rent Strikes Actually Work?

More tenants in big cities are joining together to withhold rent from bad landlords. But staging a rent strike is tough—and winning is even harder.
Rick Paulas
7.27.18
Hell

The Absolute Worst Things About Moving House

It's highly likely that you, like me, have to move at least once a year. Here are the worst things about it
Joel Golby
4.4.18
housing

Group of Toronto Striking Renters Declare Victory

The landlord of a Parkdale building has backed down on their rent increase demands following the two-month-long strike.
Allison Tierney
3.27.18
housing

How Renting Can Be Even More Difficult as a Person of Colour

“Every time we would give photo ID, we would hear back right away [from the landlord saying], ‘Oh no, we're going to go with somebody different.’”
Ebony-Renee Baker
2.14.18
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