By Amy Hadley, CBC News Posted: Jan 06, 2014 12:15 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 06, 2014 12:50 PM ET

Rental units are pricey and scarce in Thunder Bay. We look at the challenges for builders, landlords and renters.

High rents frustrate Thunder Bay tenants

High rents frustrate Thunder Bay tenants

A Thunder Bay renter says tenants in the city are frustrated by rising rates.

Renters without references ignored by Thunder Bay landlords

Renters without references ignored by Thunder Bay landlords

People moving from small First Nations communities to Thunder Bay, may struggle to find housing in the city's competitive rental market.

High costs keeping developers out of Thunder Bay market

High costs keeping developers out of Thunder Bay market

One developer in Thunder Bay says the high cost of construction is a reason more apartment buildings are not being built in the city.

Tighten rules for tenants, former Thunder Bay landlord says

Tighten rules for tenants, former Thunder Bay landlord says

One landlord in Thunder Bay says a lack of protections in Ontario is causing people like her to get out of the rental business.