affordable housing

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Empty house tax fails to meaningfully increase housing availability in Vancouver

The Agricultural Land Reserve accounts for 22 per cent of the land in Metro Vancouver.


9:14AM
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Housing affordability will continue to decline absent basic reforms

Housing prices increased 111 per cent in Toronto and 82 per cent in Vancouver.


11:03AM
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Condo booms still aren’t enough to satisfy housing demand

Between 2010 and 2019, home prices increased by 111 per cent in Toronto and 82 per cent in Vancouver.


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Two proposed projects—one in Ontario, one in B.C.—throw renters a lifeline

In the greater Toronto and Vancouver areas, rents keep rising and rental vacancies remain low.


2:15PM
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Most effective pro-housing reforms have nothing to do with more government spending

Housing unit completions in B.C. have remained relatively flat over the last decade.


11:17AM
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Groundhog Day in the Golden State—how plans to boost affordability in California keep failing

The situation in California has important implications for Canada’s least-affordable cities including Vancouver and Toronto.


11:49AM
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How Ottawa can tackle the housing shortage

The federal government recently committed $1.37 billion to two major rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver.


6:09PM
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Ontario makes encouraging housing moves

There’s a long path from a good idea to a successfully implemented policy.