rent control

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Politicians get rent relief—but what about the GTA’s 700,000 renter households?

Average rent prices in the GTA rose 4.9 per cent over the last year.


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.


2:34PM
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New reports underscore renter woes in Toronto and beyond

In the Greater Toronto Area, monthly rents rose by $63, on average.


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


11:46AM
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Horgan government rent-capping will likely hurt renters in the long run

City hall can reduce the cost of building new apartments on expensive lots by zoning for greater density.


8:27AM
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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.


10:12AM
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All three major political parties ignore real solutions to Ontario’s housing crunch

Home prices in the GTA have risen almost 50 per cent since the last provincial election in 2014.


11:20AM
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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.


9:30AM
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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.