rent control

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Renters remain the big losers in ‘rent control’ cities
In cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, the move away from apartment construction and towards condos is already well underway.

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Rent control—bad policy will not correct bad policy

When Ontario announced a modest reform earlier this year, groups lined up to defend rent control.


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Rent control doesn’t help renters—but building more apartments does

Over the last 12 months, apartment building completions in Toronto reached a 25-year high.


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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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Another budget, another missed opportunity to tackle B.C.'s housing shortage

Vancouver-area home prices are almost 65 per cent higher than five years ago.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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At last count, the GTA rental vacancy rate was 1.1 per cent.