affordable housing

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Toronto's changing whether you like it or not—might as well be for the better

The cost of buying and renting is driven upward by a scarcity of available homes.


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Horgan government rent-capping will likely hurt renters in the long run

City hall can reduce the cost of building new apartments on expensive lots by zoning for greater density.


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Doug Ford pledged to “open a big chunk” of Ontario’s Greenbelt, then changed his mind.


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B.C.’s NDP government plans to spend at least $6.6 billion over 10 years on social housing.


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In Toronto the approvals process costs nearly $47,000 per housing unit (on average), compared to $21,000 in Hamilton.


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Toronto, Vancouver and other high-demand cities should focus on getting more housing built, at a quicker pace.


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Recently 1,000 units initially intended for the rental market have been converted into condo units.