Contents

​1. Introduction to Moving and Renting on Hornby

2. Space to post a need for a rental and to offer one

3. A moderator who does the referrals to protect the privacy both of those seeking and those offering

(Click on 4 & 5 to view this page)

4. Rental Success Stories from landlords and tenants

5. Helpful Information and Resources

3. Contact Your Discrete Facilitator if you think you can help

Daniel Siegel

​rebdan@telus.net or 250 335 3020

2. Rentals Needed

Summer Accommodation wanted for July and August.

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​Do you need a house caretaker for winters and have a place for my trailer in the summer?

Renting on Hornby

1. Moving to Hornby









Moving to Hornby is a life-changing decision, and the best we hope you will make. Hornby Island extends a particular welcome to young families wishing to raise children in this magical place. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you need to discuss your plans, dreams, and obstacles - we can probably point you in the right direction: our goal is to help you get established.


For those planning to buy a home, don't hesitate to contact our real estate agents, who you can find on hornbyisland.com. If you are planning to renovate or build, make sure to double-check the appropriate bylaws and apply for relevant permits. You can view Island Trust guidelines  here.




Renting on Hornby can be a challenge with limited year-round rental accommodation available.  The community is aware of tightness in the market, and we are slowly working to remediate it through a variety of means. If you are coming for a few weeks or a few months, many vacation rental places may be able to accommodate you. Please check listings on hornbyisland.com.  Another option is to put up a note on "Hornby Island Word of Mouth" on Facebook - many matches are made through this medium, which our residents are pretty good at monitoring and passing the word around. If you are getting exhasperated in your search,  give us a call! 250.335.1199. We may have extra tips and advice for your specific situation.

Housing (page one)