housing supply

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Ontario makes encouraging housing moves

There’s a long path from a good idea to a successfully implemented policy.


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Ontario government proposals could boost housing supply, increase affordability

Queen’s Park aims to boost the number of secondary suites including laneway homes and garage units.


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Bank of Canada says housing crunch threatens Canadian economy

High housing costs and long commutes can discourage workers from moving to cities such as Toronto.


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Provinces and municipalities key to avoiding housing bubble
Cities with the strictest land-use regulations have the lowest rates of housing stock growth.

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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.


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More than 80 per cent of Canadians live in towns, cities and suburbs.


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Toronto's changing whether you like it or not—might as well be for the better

The cost of buying and renting is driven upward by a scarcity of available homes.


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Developer fees comprised 13.2 per cent of municipal revenue in the City of Vancouver in 2016.


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The Horgan government now says it will peg allowable rent increases to inflation, estimated at 2.5 per cent for 2019.


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The imbalance between the number of available units and the number of would-be renters drives up rents.