In 2016, average rents in Montreal were $835 a month compared to $1,242 in Toronto and just under $1,300 in Vancouver.
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November 2, 2017 5:00AM
October 6, 2017 1:34PM
There's plenty of room to grow upwards by adding more homes within the city’s existing urban footprint.
February 20, 2017 8:12AM
According to new census data, population growth in Calgary has lagged behind the regional average.
September 27, 2016 3:30AM
Regulatory red tape is resulting in fewer new homes than there otherwise would be with a growing pool of buyers, contributing to rising prices.
September 6, 2016 2:14PM
It’s impossible to achieve housing affordability unless the supply of new homes keeps up with demand.
September 6, 2016 3:17AM
Demand-side forces are still at play regardless of the new tax on foreign buyers.
August 8, 2016 3:00AM
Unfortunately the discussion on housing affordability has been dominated by handwringing over foreign homebuyers and low interest rates.
August 3, 2016 1:13PM
With or without foreign buyers, there’s strong demand for housing in the region.
December 3, 2015 3:00AM
Residential development approval timelines in four Capital Region municipalities average one year or longer
If it takes too long to get city hall’s approval for housing developments, the supply of new homes may lag behind demand.