affordable housing

1:47PM
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Scrapping Robertson’s duplex plan will do nothing to make Vancouver more affordable

Housing affordability was easily the top issue on the campaign trail.


2:23PM
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Toronto's changing whether you like it or not—might as well be for the better

The cost of buying and renting is driven upward by a scarcity of available homes.


11:46AM
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Horgan government rent-capping will likely hurt renters in the long run

City hall can reduce the cost of building new apartments on expensive lots by zoning for greater density.


8:58AM
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Housing affordability—a welcome addition to Ontario’s election issue agenda

Doug Ford pledged to “open a big chunk” of Ontario’s Greenbelt, then changed his mind.


12:12PM
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Filtering—how markets, not national strategies, make housing affordable

In Toronto the approvals process costs nearly $47,000 per housing unit (on average), compared to $21,000 in Hamilton.


2:42PM
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Toronto, Vancouver and other high-demand cities should focus on getting more housing built, at a quicker pace.