Priced out: West Broadway tenants up in arms over prohibitive rent increase

By Ben Waldman

Winnipeg Free Press

June 13, 2022

Shortly after the hallways at a West Broadway apartment building got laminate flooring and a coat of grey paint, the tenants got a 14.3 per cent increase on their monthly rent.

Residents of 149 Langside St., overseen by Onyx Property Management, say those upgrades were not only unnecessary but wrong amid a pandemic which has significantly impacted the livelihood of the working-class residents who call the building home.

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