housing in canada

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Long and uncertain building permit approval timelines make it more difficult to build in cities like Toronto.

10:46AM
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If taxing foreign buyers affects demand for homes in some cities, where might that demand migrate to?

4:56PM
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Reforming the minutiae of the building permit process might not seem exciting, but it can encourage homebuilding and affect prices.

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Housing tends to be less scarce, and less expensive, in markets where homebuilders are less constrained by geography or regulations.


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Higher home prices are strongly associated with restrictive land-use regulations.

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The prime minister's "foreign ownership" plan may make for good politics but the underlying economics is questionable, to say the least.