The Housing Gap

January 25, 2022
Rising home prices and a pandemic exodus from larger cities is contributing to unaffordability in rural parts of the province.
November 19, 2021
We review our week of programming.
November 15, 2021
Debunking the idea that renters have fewer responsibilities than homeowners.
November 15, 2021
A quick history of rooming houses in Ontario.
November 15, 2021
Does this method help alleviate the need for reasonable priced housing?
November 01, 2021
Former city of Toronto planner Jennifer Keesmaat discusses her work on affordable housing.
October 18, 2021
Landlords and tenants discuss the coming rent increase after it was frozen for a year due to the pandemic.
October 07, 2021
Why are housing costs so high around the world, and here at home?
August 17, 2020
What is a circular food economy and how can it help eliminate food waste and protect the environment?
March 31, 2020
Microtopia explores how architects, artists and ordinary problem-solvers are pushing the limits to find answers to their dreams of portability, flexibility - and of creating independence from the grid.
March 31, 2020
There is no silver bullet for all our housing problems. But as The Home Show demonstrates, creative approaches - even niche ideas like tiny houses, canal boats and shipping containers, can make a real difference.
March 24, 2020
Jane Jacobs battled some of New York's most powerful people to save communities like Greenwich Village and Little Italy. She later fought a similar fight in Toronto.
March 18, 2020
What factors do short-term rentals present during a housing crisis?
March 17, 2020
Exploring the complexities and contradictions of gentrification, Priced Out is a heartbreaking vision of the history of housing discrimination in one of the whitest cities.
March 17, 2020
A booking is made with Airbnb or similar every two seconds. But behind the numbers and glossy websites is a darker side: nightmare tenants, fraudulent landlords and a legal system failing to keep up.
Published On: March 11, 2020
ANALYSIS: Eglinton–Lawrence MPP Robin Martin wants to keep property-tax assessments from shooting skyward in parts of the city that are seeing a forest of condos go up.
Published On: March 10, 2020
An Ottawa branch is no longer opening its lobby early to provide additional shelter — and that’s raising bigger questions about how libraries serve and support vulnerable patrons.
Published On: March 06, 2020
Raising taxes is likely a hard sell in the PC caucus. But events from this past week should have the government considering new tax measures for the GTA’s housing market.