housing

Landlord agreements not always legal

When Madi Trenholm found a broken oven in her new apartment, she thought she would just have to ask her landlord to fix it.Continue...

Residence price tag too high for some

In her first year at Queen’s, Elysha Roeper found herself staring down a bill for over $10,000 — to be paid immediately. She decided the residence experience wasn’t worth the price.Continue...

On the outside looking in

Eleven years ago, Scott fell off a 12-storey roof.Continue...

New student apartment complex proposed

On Tuesday, Kingston City Council approved the building of a new apartment unit directed at students.Continue...

Stuck between high rent and a hard place

Rent prices in Kingston are among the highest in the province and Queen’s students are paying for it.Continue...

AMS, University undertake safety audit

The AMS has launched an audit to assess the safety of the housing area surrounding Queen’s. The last time a safety audit of the area was released was in 1997, said AMS Municipal Affairs Commissioner Troy Sherman.Continue...

In defence of the District

While the Journal's editorial on Tuesday Sept. 20 was well written, I want to take this opportunity to respond directly to some of the ideas stipulated within it.Continue...

Sci ’44 housing co-op turns 70

Seventy years ago, 12 students opened the first Queen’s co-op. Today, 21 houses sprinkle the Ghetto.Continue...

The do's and don'ts of signing a lease

With February behind us and the end of the semester in sight, there are many items on the docket for Queen’s students – one of which is looking for houses and signing leases.Continue...

University District draft report released

In the wake of the AMS’ inaugural University District Summit in February, a first draft report detailing the findings, identified problems and proposed solutions was released on March 31.Continue...

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