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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...

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...

What does the Canadian Housing Survey tell us?

Statistics Canada conducted the first Canadian Housing Survey in 2018, and intends to run it biennially until 2028. The data...

In case you missed our panel on LGBTQ2S+ seniors housing …

The purpose of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance panel discussion (held on October 22nd) was to situate...

Oregon eliminates single-family residential zoning

On June 30th, the Oregon Senate approved a bill that effectively eliminates single-family residential zoning, allowing duplexes, triplexes, and fourplexes...

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Planners

I’m live blogging today from the Canadian Institute of Planners conference: centenary edition! CIP celebrates its 100th birthday today and...

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

  Which policy approaches contribute to strong rental housing protection and implementation in Canadian cities? What factors contribute to municipalities’...

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

In honour of National Housing Day, I’m live blogging from the National Housing Conference in Ottawa. One year after the...

Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Canadian municipalities have a vested interest in rental housing, and some have been very innovative in their policies, programs, and...

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