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In the Greater Toronto Area, home prices are 50 per cent higher than they were during Ontario’s last election in 2014.


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San Francisco has a comparable land area to Vancouver but accommodates roughly 30 per cent more residents.


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City hall holds the key to solving housing crisis in Canadian cities

Building permit approval timelines averaged almost 18 months in Toronto and 21 months in Vancouver.


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It takes 21 months (on average) for homebuilders to obtain building permits from Vancouver City Hall.


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Metro Vancouver’s housing crunch exists primarily because there aren’t enough new homes getting built.


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In Vancouver, it takes almost two years, on average, to obtain a building permit.


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In 2016, average rents in Montreal were $835 a month compared to $1,242 in Toronto and just under $1,300 in Vancouver.