housing demand

Printer-friendly version
Manitoba’s gap between homebuilding and population growth widest in 40 years

Last year the province's population increased by 4.6 new residents per home built.

Printer-friendly version
Ontario’s pace of homebuilding lags far behind population growth

The federal government continues to roll out new programs aimed at making it easier to buy homes.

Printer-friendly version
Alberta’s gap between population growth and new homes has never been wider

In 2022, Alberta’s population grew by 164,793 people, dwarfing the 29,837 new housing completions.

Printer-friendly version
Canada’s gap between homebuilding and population growth has never been wider

In 2022, the country's population increased by 4.7 people for every new home built.

Printer-friendly version
Homeownership critical to solving Indigenous housing crisis

Homeowners generally have a stronger incentive to maintain their residence than renters.

Printer-friendly version
Canadian cities are getting denser—but mostly in handful of neighbourhoods

From 2016 to 2021, more than one-quarter of city neighbourhoods lost more housing units than they added.

Printer-friendly version
Rent control wrong answer for Calgary’s rental woes

The profit motive is precisely what leads people to build the housing in the first place.