Calgary’s hot resale housing market leaves some renters out in the cold

Calgary’s hot resale housing market leaves some renters out in the cold

Calgary’s hot resale housing market leaves some renters out in the cold
By Tomasia DaSilva  Global News

Posted May 27, 2021 3:48 pm
 Updated May 27, 2021 6:24 pm

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A recent rush to cash in on Calgary’s red hot resale housing market has lead to some unexpected fallout for renters.

A number of tenants and property brokers have told Global News there’s a shortage of single family homes for rent — especially in the suburbs.

Jodi Rodocker, who has rented a home in the community of Harvest Hills for the past five years, has to be out of that home by the […]

CRRA NEWS: Fall Events!

CRRA NEWS: Fall Events!

Firstly, the CRRA Staff & Board of Directors want to thank each and every member for their continued support during this trying time. Your participation in the CRRA helps us strengthen this community so that your association can weather these storms. Thank you!

Along with much of Alberta, the CRRA was excited with the government’s announcement that things will begin to return to normal soon, if case numbers continue trending downward.

With this news, the CRRA is happy to announce that our major events are tentatively planned to take place in person for Fall 2021 as follows:

September 8th, 2021 – the CRRA’s Golf Extravaganza at […]

New Rent Support for Albertans Between Jobs

New Rent Support for Albertans Between Jobs

Attention:    CRRA Members

The Alberta Government made the following announcement yesterday launching a new program to help tenants with their rent. The program will be administered in Calgary by the Calgary Housing Company. Their contact information is Phone: 587-390-1200; Website:  http://www.calgaryhousingcompany.org/.

The following website Affordable housing programs | Alberta.ca provides more information about this new temporary program as well as the other rent subsidy programs. It also provides a link to the organizations throughout the province that will administer this temporary program.  

Landlords can share this with tenants who meet the criteria so they can receive the assistance they need to help […]

May MMS: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling

May MMS: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling

The City of Calgary supports multi-family property managers and building owners in setting up, maintaining or improving their waste programs. We have a variety of ways we can assist you.

An e-newsletter with tips and important information that you can subscribe to.
Free educational support and group presentations.
Free resources to support your educational efforts with tenants.

We have recently updated and developed new tools for you and your tenants. Check out the free resources!

 

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April MMS: Efficient Property Assistants

April MMS: Efficient Property Assistants

All secondary suites must be listed in the City of Calgary’s secondary suite registry​ by December 31, 2021​.

To help offset some of the costs, the City of Calgary is waiving up to $900 in fees for secondary suite conversions until December 31, 2021.

Efficient Property Assistants has been working with CRRA members to help ensure their existing secondary suites meet all of the City of Calgary’s Secondary Suite approval processes.

Laura Atherton and Phil Hoogendam of Efficient Property Assistants have been actively involved in over 50 secondary suite conversions and know the process inside and out!

Call Efficient Property Assistants at 403-618-6337 or […]

April MMS: Duuo

April MMS: Duuo

Duuo is part of The Co-operators group of companies with a goal of making insurance simple, affordable, and totally online.

We work with property managers across Canada to provide their tenants with exceptional coverage that can be easily managed, while tenants enjoy the benefits of a preferred rate without any hidden fees. Coverage starts from as little as $12/month.

Partner with Duuo today to provide that extra peace of mind that comes with knowing your tenants are covered. Registering your building only takes a few minutes!

Click here to get started.

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Upcoming Events Changes

Upcoming Events Changes

Due to the uncertainty of in-person events happening any time soon, we have made a few changes to the Upcoming Events Calendar:

Monthly Meetings will be held virtually via MS Teams until it is safe to have in-person events – the next one is Thursday, March 18th, 2021.
The Residential Tenancies in Alberta (RTA) Courses will be held virtually until we can hold in-person classes – the next course takes place on Fridays, March 12th & 19th, 2021.
Member Spotlight Trade Show 2021 has been postponed to Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, and is still taking place at Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel […]