Motels

Could renovating abandoned hotels and motels solve California’s housing crisis?

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Solving the housing crisis is a nuanced question that plagues many people all over the world. In this country, in particular, the problem has caused divisions among political parties. Whichever party you identify with, you are probably as lost as anyone else when it comes to finding […]

Motels

Dartmouth motels are not a place to live [OPINION]

Dartmouth Building Commissioner Joe Braga has started performing on-site safety inspections at hotels and motels across the city. According to DartmouthWeek.com, they are long overdue. Inspections are carried out in conjunction with Dartmouth Police and the Board of Health. The publication reported that Braga briefed the board on the process at its August 23 meeting. […]

Motels

Welcome to the Hamilton Hotel – Investors crowd Airbnbs as government fills motels

A severe shortage of hotel and motel rooms in Hamilton due to MIQ and the demand for emergency housing is fueling a growing market for Airbnbs in the downtown area. And there are fears that the city’s continuing housing shortage is having a serious impact on Hamilton’s top attractions, including the soon-to-be-built Waikato Regional Theater. […]