Are you looking for a student housing? good luck

Every year students at universities in Canada have to ask themselves, "Where am I going to live next year?" This is becoming increasingly difficult to answer

Students across the country face difficulties in finding accommodation, mainly because of the lack of capacity and the large number of people who are looking for housing. In some university campuses, the rental situation has become so dire that students are overcrowded. CBC recently opened one

About a fifth of the students live in homes that are unable to meet their current needs Family assistance is the principal means of paying rent only to 21.4 per cent of the respondents in the survey, which is paid through the income from employment As a result of the survey, students may be at risk of insecurity, as many students depend on unsustainable sources of resources

Perhaps the most disturbing finding from the study is that nearly 85% of students in Ottawa spend more than 50% of their money on rent and 8 %-90% or more. This means that students have small sums of money to spend on textbooks and equipment, but also on basic needs such as

More work has been completed in the survey and there is a potential market for affordable housing projects in Ottawa. Same

The same applies to the Vankut

David Chernushenko, the city of Ottawa Ward 17 Capital, said the potential solution can be found in politics, which is called zoning

"An exclusive zoning suggests that the board can inform the developer about the allocation of some of its housing, which should be set at an affordable price," Chernutenko said

This law may be important to ensure the accessibility of affordable housing

Inclusive Zoning is focused on increasing the supply of affordable affordable housing, supporting people and eliminating chronic homelessness ... and requires partnerships with the private and non-profit sectors, as well as between all levels of government, in accordance with the website of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs

"Vancouver will use it, but it is not common in Ontario and will be discussed in the city council in Ottawa," Chernushenko said

" Until now, the only cities that could have been able to build the units themselves or give money to institutions that could guarantee affordable housing, but the board has never been able to force private companies to create accessible housing units in their building. Inclusive zoning will provide more affordable housing for students, " Chernutnyshenko said

Policies such as inclusive zoning could help to create more affordable ones, but Dr. Penny Gurstein at the University of British Columbia said they could not benefit the students

" Students are integrated with all the others who are looking for housing. In fact, it takes more, three bedrooms for families, so they don't have to leave Vancouver. The smaller units are being built, and the three bedrooms will be better for the students, because then the students can share the costs, " Gurstain said

The problem is that when you compete for the available blocks, the students can be cut

This policy is aimed at reducing the cost of housing for all, not just students. The problem is that when you compete for the available blocks, the students can be cut

In Vancouver, the highest rates of rent and the lowest vacancy rates in Canada and students are trying to find a place to live in competitive markets

"This is a special problem in the cities, because in these houses, students get the single suites that are now working for people who work or have families, because that's all they can find."

In response to difficulties for students, UBC is trying to expand its offer of accommodation

" I think they are trying to do it as guaranteed for first-year students, and these are more affordable options. But if you're a grad student, you'll have to look elsewhere, and that could be difficult, " said Gurstein

But students do not pay particular attention to the city's plans for affordable housing

"At the moment, students are not being considered in the politics of the city of Vancouver, so he cannot cope with it at the university," Gurstain said

So, is there a happy ending for the students? The answer may be in the future, but not yet. At this point, the animal, where the cost of housing is growing, is still right with these lands, while we wait for a knight in a brilliant chorus to free us, and I hope to pay rent

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Bailey is a journalism student at Carleton University, and his British accent is not fake. He wants to travel for free, and he welcomes donations