homebuilding

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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.


5:30PM
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Land-use regulation in “superstar” U.S. cities—same old sad story

The typical number of approval bodies with veto power over rezoning increased in many cities.


1:53PM
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Ottawa’s homebuyer plan unlikely to work, for at least two reasons

Increasing demand for something in short supply will result in higher prices.


2:49PM
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Fewer vacancies bad news for Montreal renters

Average rents grew by 2.5 per cent, amounting to about $30 more per month.


9:10AM
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Ford must back up housing rhetoric with concrete policies

In the Greater Golden Horseshoe, approval timelines average one-and-a-half years.


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.


2:47PM
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At last count, the GTA rental vacancy rate was 1.1 per cent.


2:22PM
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Horgan government will spend $492 million on 4,900 subsidized rental units.


9:08AM
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On average, it takes one-and-a-half years before builders can break ground in Toronto.


4:52PM
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Mayor-elect Kennedy Stewart wants to reach 85,000 new housing units over 10 years.