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My new book is out!

Here’s the link to my brand new book, co-written with Dr. Luca Bertolini at the University of Amsterdam! You can...

Please help us circulate our survey on housing options for youth!

I’m working on a contract research project for Phoenix Youth Programs. They provide a shelter and supportive housing for youth...

Participate in our survey!

As part of my study on Canadian rental housing, I’m conducting a second survey of housing developers, planners, and non-profit...

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Experiencing racism in daily life

In light of the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, peaceful actions, more violent ones, and vigils have rocked...

Check out our webinar on barriers to LGBT housing for seniors!

As part of Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan’s SSHRC-funded study, Housing Neeeds of Older LGBT Canadians, we were pleased to present a...

Help us evaluate your city’s rental housing approach!

As part of our SSHRC-funded project, Rental housing in Canadian municipalities: Barriers and solutions to implementation, we’re running our second...

Implementing affordable housing: a practical guide

Communities across the country are experiencing affordability challenges, seen in high rents, low vacancy rates, and loss of affordable renting...

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic: Part II

On April 10th, I wrote a post about housing vulnerability during the pandemic, including interim programs and policies to support...

Leadership in a crisis

MacEachen Institute is doing a live webinar tonight on Leadership in a Crisis, as part of its new COVID-19 series....

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic

Nothing illustrates entrenched values and inequity like a pandemic. Not only are some communities not receiving desperately needed COVID-19 tests,...

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