Vancouver’s Rents and Incomes: A Critical Analysis

Our housing crisis is fundamentally a rental crisis. As such, it’s important to keep the numbers straight so that we can better focus... Read More

When do we admit that Toronto’s housing crisis is an emergency?

Should the City of Toronto declare a housing and homelessness emergency? Reports on deaths of homeless people, increasing levels of... Read More

Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture

Click here to enlarge the graph. Fair and affordable housing is a basic right for all New Yorkers and all Americans. Nydia Velazquez... Read More

National Housing Innovation event tackles Toronto’s housing affordability crisis

Toronto’s housing affordability crisis has long dominated headlines and political discourse, but measures introduced by our... Read More

Toronto’s missing middle should be built along collector roads

Much of the conversation about missing middle development in Toronto has been focused on how to smuggle additional housing units into... Read More

LORINC: What exactly does ‘affordable housing’ mean in Toronto?

With the unveiling yesterday of the City’s ten-year “Housing Opportunities Toronto” (HOT) action plan, Mayor John Tory and city... Read More

Housing Central 2019: Creating A Culture of Belonging and Inclusion

This year’s Housing Central Conference may have been the most comprehensive, versatile and multifaceted to date. From Sunday... Read More

Book Review – Sao Paulo: A Graphic Biography/Uma Biografia Gráfica.

Author: Felipe Correa (Texas University Press, 2018) Clocking in at roughly 12.2 million people, the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is... Read More

A Parkdale airbnb eviction story (but not what you think)

Last week, I learned that my landlords had succeeded in evicting me from my apartment in Parkdale, a beautiful but not inexpensive... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 040, Canadian Cities Vote

Before Canada elects a new federal government, we thought we’d take a look at what the various parties are talking about, or... Read More