The results of The Coast's first Halifax's Renters' Survey

How readers feel about living in apartments, sharing space with roommates (and pests) and trying to get by in what's officially a landlord's market.

by Caora McKenna

Over 500 readers took our inaugural renters' survey to tell us what life is like as a renter in Halifax. The results were grim, with housing affordability out for reach for over half of respondents, people paying more than initially budgeted and spending more than eight weeks looking for new apartments.


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