rental supply

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Vancouver’s latest policy on rental development—big bang, or more timid tinkering?

The more floors allowed in new projects, the more feasible they become.


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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 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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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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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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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.


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