How to build a low-rise apartment building

If you’re in the Bloor and Dufferin neighbourhood a couple of summers from now and happen to head north on Dufferin, just past the... Read More

Is there a smarter way to spend Toronto’s housing dollars?

In June, 2019, Toronto’s Auditor General, Beverly Romeo-Beehler published an audit on Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) housing... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: John Tory discusses housing goals and planning reforms

Later this fall, city council will receive the first of what will likely be a long series of planning reports responding to a July... Read More

LORINC: New residential density plans a small step in right direction

Toronto council today took one small step towards a more rational and potentially more equitable residential land use planning policy... Read More

GORD PERKS: The risks of the financialization of housing

Premier Doug Ford says weakening planning law will get more housing built and that will solve our affordable housing crisis. This... Read More

LORINC: Ford Nation’s growth plan cruises across the finish line

Now that Mayor John Tory has put the muzzle back on his political attack puppy, it’s safe to conclude that nothing else stands between... Read More

Women’s urban citizenship: the history of purpose-built apartments for women

From turn of the century boarding houses to today’s condo boom, housing has long been both the gateway and the barrier to the city for... Read More

OP-ED: Toronto’s planning needs less politics, not more

Brad Bradford is a Toronto city councillor and former urban planner When I saw Doug Ford’s new planning legislation my first... Read More

LORINC: Want affordable housing? Then Ford shouldn’t sell publicly-owned land

To my eye, the Ford government’s housing “action plan” — which was released late last week in a conspicuously over-stuffed news cycle... Read More