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As the cost of ownership housing also steadily increases, more would-be real estate purchasers are lingering in the rental market for longer.

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Over 100,000 people were on the City of Toronto’s centralized waitlist for subsidized housing at the beginning of 2019. How is it possible for something like this to happen in a city with over 66,000 vacant homes?

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The new minority government could be just what Canada needs to pull it out of this housing quagmire, which only seems to have gotten muddier since the Liberals took power in 2015.

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A new report says single mothers, Indigenous renter households, new immigrants, Canadians under the age of 30, and seniors are all facing higher levels of overspending on rental housing than the Canadian average.

Courtice, Ontario, Canada-June 09, 2019: Sign of Ontario Power Generation on the building at Darlington Energy Complex in Courtice, Ontario, the building supporting refurbishment reactors.

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced that it's moving all its “non-station” groups to Clarington. The fallout on the social fabric of the region will have profound consequences.

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Canadian cities such as Vancouver and Toronto are not alone in experiencing a crisis in affordable housing. It’s an issue that is explored in a new documentary, PUSH, by award-winning Swedish director Fredrik Gertten.

Paul Morassutti

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“I’m a supporter of inclusionary zoning, and I think we need more of it, but supply is not the root cause and inclusionary zoning is not a complete solution,” said CBRE Canada executive vice chairman Paul Morassutti.

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A new data report reveals just how out of reach homeownership can be, even for city residents earning a living wage.

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This is just the kind of well-meaning yet profoundly dumb political interference that I thought we were paying CREA to talk the government out of.

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These ten cities can still be considered affordable for single buyers earning a median household income.