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

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