Water rates will be going up in Toronto starting January 1, after the city council's executive committee agreed to the 9 percent increase, the Toronto Star reported.
Homeowners looking to free up space in a cheap way should consider self storage in the Toronto area. Units are available to keep valuables secure. Document storage is also available with climate controlled facilities to ensure materials are unchanged from the day they were dropped off.
This year marks the eighth consecutive year where the city has raised water prices by 9 percent, the news source reported. With the city's current plan, Toronto residents can expect to see one more year of a 9 percent increase, then in years following, the price of water will increase along with inflation, or approximately, 3 percent annually, the Toronto Star reported.
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