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Oregon eliminates single-family residential zoning

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

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’...

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...

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

As a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, I’m pleased to announce our fall speaker...

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Most Canadian cities have been looking for affordable housing alternatives for several decades. Since purpose-built rental housing became so difficult to...

Using videos in planning education

Using videos in planning education

Planning education reaches far beyond the classroom. As practicing planners, we need to make sure that residents, business leaders, and...

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Today I attended a webinar on non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing through the Planning Institute of British Columbia. Given...

National Housing Strategy released

National Housing Strategy released

The Liberal government celebrated National Housing Day yesterday with an announcement that the new National Housing Strategy would dedicate $40 billion to...

Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Today I’ll be live blogging from this year’s Housing Symposium, organized by the Housing and Homelessness Partnership. Sponsors for the...

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