housing supply

Local and provincial policies across Canada may negate latest federal rental housing plan

Ontario’s government has doubled-down on rent controls, which mandate how much landlords can charge renters.

Toronto and Vancouver have plenty of room to grow up and grow more affordable

Both New York and London are more than twice as dense as Toronto.

Filtering—how markets, not national strategies, make housing affordable

In Toronto the approvals process costs nearly $47,000 per housing unit (on average), compared to $21,000 in Hamilton.

Queen’s Park and Toronto City Hall put the squeeze on renters

In 2011, average rents were just over $1,000—in 2016, they jumped to $1,242.