Protesters denounce Montreal’s housing shortage, pointing to condo boom, Airbnb

Protesters denounce Montreal’s housing shortage, pointing to condo boom, Airbnb
MONTREAL — A Montreal-based tenants’ rights group is leading a demonstration this afternoon in the city’s Cote-des-Neiges neighbourhood to protest a housing shortage, which it blames partly on the condo boom, real estate speculation and short-term rentals spearheaded by Airbnb. The Front d’action populaire en reamenagement urbain (FRAPRU) says it’s focused on the plight of low-income renters ahead of Quebec’s annual moving day... Read More