LORINC: How to expedite affordable housing during a crisis

With the launch of the annual budget slam dance, at the beginning of a new term of city council, on this, the 25th anniversary of... Read More

EXCERPT: Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a Pandemic

The following is the afterword by Spacing‘s Shawn Micallef in the new book Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a... Read More

LORINC: Toronto’s Rooming House deal: Solving the ultimate puzzle

Toronto is a city whose residents are encouraged (or encourage one another) to dislike certain things, but who have also forgotten (or... Read More

LORINC: The devil will be in the details of John Tory’s housing action plan

Update: Council passed Mayor John Tory’s Housing Action Plan, with a raft of tweaks, including a provision to require parking... Read More

LORINC: Will Toronto defend its rental replacement law from Doug Ford?

In the late 1990s, then St. Paul’s West councillor Joe Mihevc took up the cause of several hundred tenants, many of them... Read More

Election Panel: the 905 Edition

As Toronto gets ready to vote, we are bringing you regular panel discussions with journalists and experts who will break down the... Read More

LORINC: What’s missing from the missing middle debate

City council has spent the past few years chipping away at the walls surrounding that seemingly impregnable fortress otherwise known... Read More