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

LORINC: Crombie’s resignation from Greenbelt Council reminds us to look upstream

Of course, the Ford government responded with misdirection and a bit of money. In the wake of David Crombie’s weekend resignation from... Read More

REID: Piketty and the decline of “dirty mansions”

Toronto’s affordable housing crisis has many facets. One of these many facets is the conversion – or rather, re-conversion – of big... Read More

A case for compassionate design in housing standards at Toronto shelters

For thousands of Toronto residents, housing precarity and homelessness are a lived reality. But for many others, the issue grew... Read More

Parks, policing, and the pandemic

Park People’s national COVID-19 survey shows that parks have become more important than ever to Canadians during the pandemic. While... Read More

REID: Examples of east side gentle density

One of the things I started looking out for on my local walks during the our locked-down pandemic spring (in addition to former... Read More

LORINC: Is Toronto missing the middle or missing the mark on housing?

A thought experiment: Imagine Toronto is a big city experiencing a housing affordability crisis and steadily worsening polarization... Read More