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rental housing

New opinion piece on non-profit and co-op housing in Planning Theory & Practice

The amazing Lisa Bates guested edited an issue of Journal of Planning Theory and Practice (Vol. 23, Issue 2) focusing...

Federal budget doubles down on affordable housing

Yesterday’s federal budget announced several new items to improve the affordable housing crisis in Canada, while spending less than predicted...

Lessons from the ECOH Rental Housing webinar

I’m live blogging today from a webinar on rental housing hosted by the Expert Community on Housing (ECOH) through Canada...

NS Affordable Housing Commission publishes report with 17 recommendations

The much-anticipated report from our 17-member NS Affordable Housing Commission was released yesterday, May 31, 2021. I had the honour...

Csillag Lecture at University of Toronto Mississauga

I’ll be doing a lecture on rental housing solutions for UTM on Wednesday, February 3. Professor Alan Walks is helping...

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...