LORINC: Wynne’s Liberals gut their own affordable housing policy

Remember when inclusionary zoning was going to solve Toronto’s affordable housing crisis, or at least take a big step towards... Read More

LORINC: Can John Tory Turn the Page on the Shelter Crisis?

I haven’t observed a political crisis this ripe with potential since that weird interlude during the 2008 credit meltdown when the... Read More

A million Canadian post-war homes

The Camisso family never expected a parade when they bought their first house, a little suburban bungalow in the new Wishing Well... Read More

OMB Reform: What empowered municipalities mean for new housing

In May of this year, the Government of Ontario introduced legislation that would “overhaul” the province’s land use planning appeals... Read More

The first Modern apartment complex in Toronto

The three towers of the City Park co-op apartments on Wood Street behind Maple Leaf Gardens don’t really stand out among the... Read More

LORINC: Dedicate foreign-buyers tax to social housing

The latest spitball fired in the ongoing pissing match between the City and the province came from the new Liberal housing minister... Read More

LORINC: Does TCHC even know the extent of its fire risk? Part III

Update: Joe Cressy, Trinity-Spadina councillor and a member of the Toronto Community Housing board, on Tuesday provided Spacing with... Read More

LORINC: How safe are Toronto’s high-rises? Part II

In the aftermath of the Grenfell blaze that killed a still undetermined number of Londoners, many people in Toronto began asking the... Read More

LORINC: Are Toronto’s high-rises safe for seniors? Part I

This is part 1 of a 3-part series on the challenges faced by residents of Toronto Community Housing Marjorie MacMillan, a retiree who... Read More