The Vancouver and Vancouver Island president of U-Haul says it appears people are leaving the Victoria area for less expensive housing in Duncan.

That’s after U-Haul crunched the numbers and discovered there were more trucks being rented to move into Duncan than trucks being rented to leave.

Specifically, U-Haul locations in Duncan saw 55.6 percent of truck rental customers coming into the city as opposed leaving, ranking Duncan in 9th place for this growth statistic across the entire country.

Julie Scurr, president of the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce says she’s not surprised more people are moving here than leaving…

Michelle Benson, U-Haul Company of Vancouver and Vancouver Island president says she thinks people are leaving the Victoria area for less expensive housing in Duncan.
U-Haul is crediting the city for its beautiful scenery, outdoor recreation and affordable housing.