This Is How Much Rent Cost Across Canada In March 2019

Photo by Alex Block on Unsplash.

The cost of rent in Toronto dropped slightly, according to the latest rental report from Padmapper.

Toronto is still the most expensive rental market despite the average cost of a one bedroom falling 0.4 per cent MoM to $2,260. Two bedroom rentals in the city remained flat at $2,850.

READ: What You Need To Know About Renting Out Your Condo In Toronto

Across the country, five cities saw an upward trend in rental prices. Eight cities trended downwards and 11 remained flat.

Canadian Rent Report March 2019

In Vancouver, the second most expensive rental market, the price of a one bedroom grew 1 per cent to $2,100, while the cost of a two-bedroom unit dropped 0.6 per cent to $3,260.

Burnaby continues to hold the third spot with one and two bedroom prices remaining flat at $1,570 and $2,240, respectively.

New to the top 10 list this month is Kitchener, which tied for 9th with Oshawa and Hamilton. Kitchener saw the largest monthly growth rate with the cost of a one bedroom jumping 4.3 per cent to $1,200. Hamilton and Barrie also saw significant MoM growth with rent climbing 3.4 and 2.3 per cent, respectively.

READ: Toronto Rent Continues To Top National Rent Report

On the flip side, Quebec City saw the most significant drop in prices with rent on a one bedroom falling 5.8 per cent to $810. Rent for two bedrooms in Quebec City also dropped by 4.7 per cent to $1,010.

Saskatoon and Edmonton also felt a noticeable dip in rental prices with one bedroom units now going for $800 and $910 in each city.

Windsor continues to be Canada’s least expensive rental market with the average one bedroom going for $720 and two bedrooms going for $990.

Written By
More from Joy D'Souza

10 Buildings Worth Checking Out At This Year’s Doors Open Toronto

It’s that time of year again. Doors Open Toronto is back this...
Read More