housing

Incomplete 663 Princess apartments leave tenants stranded

Unfinished units at Patry Inc.’s 663 Princess St. apartment building have forced some tenants to scramble to find alternate accommodations — often hotel rooms — for an indeterminate amount of time.Continue...

Moving out of the “monster house”

Mould, flooding, poor insulation and inadequate locks were the norm for student housing in 2010 — often in converted “monster houses”.Continue...

Too close for comfort

Our kitchen counter hadn’t been wiped in weeks, over 40 pairs of shoes covered the front hall and the compost bin was overflowing.

That was the moment when my housemates and I realized it...Continue...

663 Princess St. not daunted by fire

Heralded by an information session Wednesday evening in the ARC, the 663 Princess St. development is back underway after last winter’s fire.Continue...

City not sleeping on shelter issue

In order to reduce homelessness and focus on permanent housing, the City of Kingston is cutting shelter beds.Continue...

Housing issues heard

Students facing housing issues with their landlords can now receive guidance from a new student service, the Housing Grievance Centre (HGC).Continue...

AMS raises concerns on enrolment plans

The AMS is calling for the University to hold off on increasing enrolment, according to a report passed at a special AMS Assembly on Saturday.Continue...

Housing concerns

A proposal to knock down five houses on Johnson Street to build townhouses for students has been met with mixed reviews from local residents.Continue...

Student Ghetto through the years

The student-populated area East of McGill’s campus was called “the McGill Ghetto” before Queen’s adopted the term.Continue...

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