Which Canadian city has the largest rental market?

As Canada’s increasingly hot real estate market pushes many homeowners back to the rental market, a new infographic demonstrates just how many apartment units there are across the country.

The infographic, by Rentseeker.ca, features the amount of rental units in Canada’s largest cities, including Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa.

It may – or may not – surprise you to learn that Montreal actually has more rental units than Toronto, at 534,005 compared to 308,212. Meanwhile, Canada’s hottest real estate market, Vancouver, has just 106,111 rental units available.

Ottawa and Edmonton have a comparable amount of rental units on the market, at 60,086 and 60,032, respectively. Saskatoon (13,017) and Regina (11,647) are neck and neck, while Charlottetown (4,784) and St. John’s (3,538) have the least rental units among all the cities studied.

See the full infographic from Rentseeker.ca here


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