CBC News Presents Interactive Tool: Where can you afford to rent?

Canada is in a rental housing crisis, with affordable homes disappearing at an alarming rate across the country. According to a CBC News analysis of over 1,000 neighbourhoods across Canada’s largest cities, less than one per cent of rentals are both vacant and affordable for the majority of Canadian renters.

To gauge the extent of the rental housing crisis, CBC News combined 2021 census data with the most recent findings from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s rental market survey, conducted in October 2023.

If you needed to find a home to rent, could you? To find out, start by entering your annual household income before tax in their Interactive Tool. [Tip: concerned about the anonymity or security of the details you input? Use an incognito browser.]

Read the full story and try the tool yourself on CBC:

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