Allowing more accessory suites would increase Maple Ridge’s rental stock – Maple Ridge News
It is obvious that the rents are so high. It’s a tenant market.
With the cost of homes so high, homeowners need the help that a secondary suite provides.
With more housing available and more supply, rents will naturally stabilize.
If the owners can provide two parking spaces on the property, that would leave only one vehicle on the street, if any.
Also, not everyone would have a vehicle or use the bus system.
Finally, there would be more sequels available but it would still be a small percentage so quite doable.
Grover Telford, Maple Ridge
• READ MORE: Canadian housing market slowdown
• READ MORE: Maple Ridge councilor wants city to encourage rent-to-own homes
Do you have an opinion you would like to share? Please send us a letter to the editor, including your first and last name, mailing address and phone number. Email: [email protected]
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
affordable housingLetter to the editor
Create a free account today and start receiving free newsletters.