Taking stock of housing supply in the GTA

By | CBI BLOG, Housing

By Cherise Burda I recently participated in a number of panel discussions all devoted to one troubling issue: housing affordability in the GTA. If the discussions among housing developers, researchers, and policy-makers are any indication, talk of supply is shifting to building the right supply, including lots of references to “missing middle” housing. Stats show that Ontario’s housing construction is keeping…

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Can we build our way out of a housing bubble?

By | CBI BLOG, Housing

With housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continuing to soar, policy makers are house hunting for solutions. Ministers Morneau and Sousa and Mayor John Tory meet today to discuss options to cool the Toronto housing market, and next week we can expect to see measures introduced in the provincial budget. In addition to these events, Ontario will soon…

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