housing construction

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In some major metropolitan areas in Canada, housing supply is not keeping up with demand.


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Long and uncertain approval timelines for building permits are helping slow growth of housing stock in Vancouver.


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Reforming the minutiae of the building permit process might not seem exciting, but it can encourage homebuilding and affect prices.


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Fortunately, municipalities control many of the factors that determine housing supply growth.


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Housing tends to be less scarce, and less expensive, in markets where homebuilders are less constrained by geography or regulations.