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The results of The Coast's first Halifax 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.

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.

Here's the results:

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Caora McKenna

Caora is the City Editor at The Coast, where she writes about everything from city hall to police and housing issues. She’s been with The Coast since 2017, when she began as the publication’s Copy Editor.
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