In 2011, average rents were just over $1,000—in 2016, they jumped to $1,242.
— August 30, 2017
Between 2011 and 2016, the city gained more than 116,000 new residents.
In the Greater Golden Horseshoe, per-unit building costs to comply with regulation amount to nearly $50,000.
It takes 21 months, on average, for Vancouver to approve housing projects compared to seven months in Burnaby.
Since sprawl is limited, to grow its housing supply, Toronto must build up.
Compliance costs and fees in Toronto are typically more than twice what they are in Hamilton.
To reduce the cost of housing in Vancouver, more units must be built.
— May 2, 2017
Sharing best practices is an easy first step towards a more housing-friendly and affordable Lower Mainland.
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