LORINC: The failing of governance of Toronto

The debacle that was last week’s so-called debate over multi-tenant housing, which ended in a stalemate, was quite plainly evidence of... Read More

The Un-Avenues: Integrating new intensity for housing, open spaces, and streets

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model... Read More

LORINC: Trinity Bellwoods encampment and the persistence of Toronto’s old moral order

The violent clearing of the encampments at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Tuesday revealed Toronto at not only its most Tory, pun intended... Read More

Examining the ambiguous keepers of the hotel shelter list

The hotel shelter program is a highlight of the City’s homelessness solution strategy, galvanized by the effects of the pandemic. In a... Read More

LORINC: New transit funding will help developers instead of low-income families

Nothing quite smells like an election coming ‘round the corner than large deposits of transit funding. The federal Liberals liberally... Read More

LORINC: How over-crowding has made housing lethal during pandemic

There were so many truly awful details about the death, from COVID-19, of 13-year-old Emily Victoria Viegas — Brampton’s wall-to-wall... Read More

Toronto after the 1st Wave: How COVID-19 affected three key markets

This is co-authored by Youjing Li and Shauna Brail In the fall of 2020, a University of Toronto research team set out to track key... Read More

LORINC: The vital need to renew Tower Renewal

Almost exactly a year ago, a team of American affordable housing experts from the Urban Land Institute came to Toronto to offer up... Read More