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Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

According to the 2014 Home Location Preference Survey, conducted in the Toronto area by Environics for RBC and the Pembina...

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

A new report by David Gordon and Isaac Shirokoff at Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning has found...

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

“Canada’s housing challenges are too big and too complex for any single order of government to solve on its own....

Year end wrap-up

Year end wrap-up

In the Urban Planning group at the University of Amsterdam (UVA in Dutch), it’s become a tradition to end the school...

The paradox of affordability

The paradox of affordability

The researchers at the Center for Neighbourhood Technology and the Center for Housing Policy have recently added to their impressive...

Generational shift: the impact of women on housing

Generational shift: the impact of women on housing

Ever wondered about women’s role in housing trends in Canadian cities? Check out The rise of women’s role in society: Impacts...

“Don’t drink the housing market Kool-Aid”

“Don’t drink the housing market Kool-Aid”

Canada’s housing boom was recently hailed as one of the longest in the Western world. But as 2011 drew to...

Housing innovations: the past is the future

Housing innovations: the past is the future

The home building industry may not have recovered in the US, but apartment construction is making a comeback. Within a...

Treading a new path: Indigenous planning at SCARP

Treading a new path: Indigenous planning at SCARP

The multitude of planning concerns faced by Aboriginal communities across Canada hit national headlines a few weeks ago when Attawapiskat,...

To boldly go

To boldly go

The City of Vancouver Housing and Homelessness Strategy, approved Thursday July 28th, is a bold move in the context of...

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