BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – 18 SHORT TERM RENTAL OWNERS LAWYER UP IN EFFORT TO PRESSURE CHARLOTTETOWN CITY COUNCIL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (06/21/2021) PEI Fight For Affordable Housing81 Prince Street, Charlottetownhousingpei@gmail.com902 894 4573 Charlottetown, PEI –  On June 14, 2021, the Mayor of Charlottetown and all 10 City Councillors received an email from D. Spencer Campbell at Stewart McKelvey on behalf of 18 commercial short-term rental (STR) operators on Prince Edward Island. Attached to…

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The Reality of Renting in Charlottetown

Below is a speech written and presented by Claire Byrne at the May 17, 2020 “Rally for STR Regulation” at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown I am a Ward 4 resident and have lived in downtown Charlottetown for the majority of my life. This gives 2 decades’ worth of stories on the…

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Further regulation delays

We are disappointed to learn that there have been further delays in the creation and adaptation of short term rental regulations that protect housing supply and affordability within the City of Charlottetown. Since 2018, the City has spent time deflecting responsibility to act on this topic to the Province, who inspects and registers all vacation…

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