These nine graphs show how government widened the wealth gap between Canadians who rent, and Canadians who own a home.
A seismic shift in the global financial system is driving Vancouver’s soaring housing costs.
City, Ottawa, Vancity Credit Union — and one man’s estate — make for innovative transition housing.
A building boom decades ago is still housing half of Canada’s tenants. But time is running out on a generation of apartment buildings.
For some, much-maligned ‘single-room occupancy’ means independent shelter within their budget. And it’s vanishing.
A guide to options for at-risk young adults, and why advocates say they aren’t enough.
In a video address, Leilani Farha to discuss her report on housing ‘financialization.’
Staggering increases in property value attract wealthy investors and force the rest of us out.
Shortage of detox beds, doctors makes getting well tough. Part of a reader-funded series.
Our love affair with the private vehicle is waning. Does it still deserve a third of our urban living space?
New registry tests landlords on knowledge of tenants’ rights and their own obligations.
Once homeless herself, Katherine McParland now campaigns to shelter the most vulnerable. Part of a reader-funded series.
In Kamloops, a window on ‘hidden’ struggles of youths who have no place to call home. Part of a reader-funded series.
Calgary and other cities are ‘wrapping’ their citizens in help, starting with shelter. It works.
‘Inclusionary zoning’ has worked in US cities, but is tricky to get right.
One east-side ‘warming centre’ saw more than 1,300 visits over 10-day cold snap.
Partnership between Yale and modular building company sprouts affordable green homes.
Urbanist Andy Yan’s latest study reveals the cost burden of transportation.
Christy Clark’s interest-free loans to buyers will inflate home prices, enrich real estate industry and lure people into risky deals.
Municipalities and non-profits sponsor help for some when homelessness looms.
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