The province saw more population growth in 2021 and 2022 then in the previous 29 years combined.
The federal government continues to roll out new programs aimed at making it easier to buy homes.
In 2022, Alberta’s population grew by 164,793 people, dwarfing the 29,837 new housing completions.
In 2022, the country's population increased by 4.7 people for every new home built.
The average Canadian family paid 45.3 per cent of its income in taxes last year.
According to the province's housing task force, 1.5 million homes must be built over a decade to close the housing gap.
Homeowners generally have a stronger incentive to maintain their residence than renters.
Zoning rules have frustrated the city’s goal of increasing housing supply.
From 2016 to 2021, more than one-quarter of city neighbourhoods lost more housing units than they added.
Among Canada’s largest metropolitan areas, the three with the fewest housing units per 1,000 were in Ontario.