NEIGHBOURS SPEAK UP

We are a group of concerned neighbours
in Halifax's North End speaking up about the impact short-term rentals
are having
in our
community.

Our goal is to effect change, shape fair legislation and restore the integrity of our neighbourhoods. 
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In Local News

November 15, 2019

Prague locals tire of tourists, 30 years after end of Communism

The Chronicle Herald

November 15, 2019

AirBnBs increase housing costs for everyone, says urban planning prof

Halifax Examiner

updated NOVEMBER 12TH, 2019

Short-term rentals in Halifax making it harder for locals to find housing, report finds

CBC

NOVEMBER 30TH DEADLINE

Halifax Regional Municipality has released a Survey on Short-Term Rentals - share your thoughts!

HRM Website

October 24th, 2019

Charlottetown council wants to push adoption of short-term rental bylaw to March 2020

The Chronicle Herald

September 20th, 2019

Mike Savage: How Halifax/s dizzying growth can hurt some of our most vulnerable citizens

The Star

August 25th, 2019

Halifax group says Airbnb needs stricter regulations for 'superhosts'

Halifax Today

July 10th, 2019

Airbnb industry needs regulation, community council agrees​

CBC

May 19th, 2019

MARITIME CONNECTION - How do you feel about short term rentals like Airbnb setting up in your neighbourhood?

CBC Radio

April 30th, 2019

Who's behind the smiling faces of some Airbnb hosts? Multimillion-dollar corporations

CBC

April 10th, 2019

Airbnb 'ghost hotels' keep 1,000+ homes from rental market, report suggests

CBC

March 14th, 2019

Short-term rental rules to change in favour of Airbnb listers

The Coast
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December 18th, 2018

Airbnb now a $58M industry in Nova Scotia, estimates say

CBC

November 8th, 2018

Bilby Street’s unaffordable future - ...developments pricing residents out of their own neighbourhood.

The Coast

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How is Airbnb really being used in and affecting the neighbourhoods of your city?

Inside Airbnb

November 14, 2019

Short-term rentals making Halifax a Tougher Place to Live

CTV News Atlantic

NOVEMBER 13TH, 2019

CBC Radio Podcast Interview with Preston Mulligan

CBC Mainstreet

November 10th, 2019

Airbnb's tax payments do not compensate for short-term rentals harmful impact...

The Globe and Mail

September 13th, 2019

Five take-aways from eight days of hearings on Airbnb-style rentals

The Star

August 8th, 2019

Airbnb listings seeing increased revenue, more "Superhosts"

The Coast

July 9th, 2019

Halifax group issues warning to councillors about short-term rentals

Global News

May 9th, 2019

Airbnb rules, rental regulations a going concern from rural Nova Scotia to peninsular Halifax

The Chronicle Herald
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April 30th, 2019

CBC's Andrew Nichols speaks with Urban planning professor, David Wachsmuth

CBC TV
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March 27th, 2019

Voice of the People - Airbnb downsides ignored

The Chronicle Herald
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March 7th, 2019

Province changing rules around Airbnb and other short-term accommodation rentals

CBC
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November 29th, 2018

Hotel and property managers don’t trust Airbnb 

The Coast
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September 24th, 2018

RESERVATIONS: Airbnb regulations a patchwork that’s missing some patches

The Chronicle Herald

November 14, 2019

Short-term rentals impacting Halifax's rental market

Global News

NOVEMBER 12TH, 2019

Airbnbs cut into long-term rentals in HRM, report shows

The Chronicle Herald

NOVEMBER 20TH DEADLINE

Province of Nova Scotia has released a Survey on Short-Term Rentals - give your opinion!

Province of NS Website

November 9th, 2019

Public Housing in NYC being rented out on Airbnb while thousands are on waitlist

The New York Times

September 23rd, 2019

Soaring rents and house prices in Canadian cities make housing a key election issue

CBC
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September 10th, 2019

Bonavista cuts off services for Airbnb operators with unpaid business tax bills

CBC

July 26th,  2019

Nova Scotia's Airbnb regulations won't aim to relieve pressure on housing supply

The Star

July 9th, 2019

Citizens group urges Halifax councillors to regulate short-term rentals and stop the ‘depletion of housing stock’

The Star

May 8th, 2019

'It's intentionally that way': nearly 1 in 5 dwellings in Whistler, B.C., listed on Airbnb

CBC
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April 30th, 2019

North-end Halifax residents call for local Airbnb regulations

CBC
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March 21st, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- 

Living with Airbnb

The Coast

February 9th, 2019

COUNTERPOINT:
Bring short-term rental craze under control

The Chronicle Herald
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November 15th, 2018

New data suggests Airbnb’s impact on Halifax’s rental climate 

The Coast

December 12th, 2017

Airbnb: short-term rentals, short-term thinking

Canadian Dimension

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