We at PEI Fight for Affordable Housing have been advocating for the City of Charlottetown for an owner-occupied bylaw for short term rentals. A recent presentation given by the City has highlighted some areas of concern that make it clear that commercial short term rentals (STRs) are adding pressures to the housing crisis: 635 STR…

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I stand with the primary residence short-term rental operators who are supplementing their income, and paying off their mortgage by renting out their home with tourists.  They are providing the “Charlottetown experience,” while not putting pressure on our residential housing supply. Sharing, caring about the community and being welcoming has always been the Island way.…

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