After a week of unusual snow for places on the Island like Victoria, some took to the classifieds.
Features like being eco-friendly, perfect for a student and suitable for low earners were touted by sellers.
The jokes highlight a serious issue many in Victoria and beyond face with housing affordability.
In December Victoria’s vacancy rate officially hit 1.2 per cent but experts, like those from the Canada Housing and Market Corporaton, say most of the new stock in the market are at the higher end.
According to their market report at the end of 2018, the average rent for a one bedroom apartment in 2017 was $1,076 a month, in 2018 it was up 7.5 per cent to $1,170.
Unlike these tempory homes that are expected to melt away, the housing crisis for many British Columbians is expected to stick around.