The Housing Gap

Published On: March 04, 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.
Published On: March 04, 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.
Published On: March 04, 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.
Published On: March 18, 2020
What factors do short-term rentals present during a housing crisis?
Published On: March 04, 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.
Published On: March 04, 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. 
Published On: March 03, 2020
Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. Push sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, increasingly unliveable cities, and an escalating housing crisis. Who is being pushed out of the city and why?
Published On: March 03, 2020
What is the relationship between the housing crisis and real estate profits?
Published On: March 03, 2020
How is Toronto's hot housing market affecting other cities in Ontario? Plus, one organization that's pushing for a radical new approach to housing.
Published On: March 02, 2020
In this new documentary series, explore the affordable-housing challenges facing cities in Ontario — and around the world.
Published On: March 02, 2020
ANALYSIS: The government promised major changes to how cities force developers to pay for community benefits. Now it wants more time.