Short Term Rental Housing Survey

Short Term Rentals are popping up in Hamilton

Short Term Rentals? Your neighbourhood. Your say.

The City of Hamilton knows that short term rentals are popping up in Hamilton.

We understand that for many home owners, this is a way to add needed income to their household. Some say it creates many challenges in their neighbourhoods while also eliminating less expensive housing options for others.

Take this short survey and let us know what you think

Survey runs from September 7 to December 7, 2018

Answers to fields and questions with an asterisk ( * ) are required.

1. Do you think that Short Term Rentals should be allowed in Hamilton? *

2. Tell us how you feel about Short Term Rentals in Hamilton. Do you agree or disagree with these statements?

3. How would you prioritize these City objectives? Rank the priority level.

4. Who should be allowed to offer Short Term Rentals? Choose all that apply. *


5. In what type of dwelling should Short Term Rentals be allowed? Choose all that apply. *


6. In what areas should Short Term Rentals be permitted? Choose all that apply. *


7. What type of space should be allowed for STR? Choose all that apply. *
9. Should there be a limit on the total number of nights per year? *
9b. What do you think would be a fair limit?
10. Are you a Short Term Rentals provider or user? *
11. What type of space do you list/use?
12. Are you a resident of Hamilton? *
13. Do you own or rent your home?

Notice of Collection: The City of Hamilton collects information under authority of section 227 of the Municipal Act, 2001. Any personal information collected for the Short Term Rental survey will be used to better understand the short term rental market, its general acceptance, or lack of, by residents in their neighbourhoods and may affect future development of bylaws and licensing requirements in the operation of a short term rental property. Information collected for this initiative will be stored on servers located in Canada and the United States, and may be subject to Canadian and/or American laws. Questions about the collection of this personal information should be directed to Robert Ustrzycki, Senior Project Manager, 77 James Street North, Suite 250, Hamilton, Ontario, L8R 2X3, 905-546-7421.