It’s impossible to achieve housing affordability unless the supply of new homes keeps up with demand.
If new housing supply can adequately respond to spillovers in demand, there’s no reason for bidding wars in middle-class neighbourhoods.
Higher home prices are strongly associated with restrictive land-use regulations.
The prime minister's "foreign ownership" plan may make for good politics but the underlying economics is questionable, to say the least.
Ever since Berkshire Hathaway Energy announced it would buy up Calgary-based AltaLink Ltd (an electricity transmission company with 12,000 kilometres of power lines), the predictable protectionist sentiment ramped up.