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How to increase the supply of missing middle housing in Toronto

The Centre for Urban Research and Land Development released a new report exploring strategies for increasing the supply of “missing middle” housing in Toronto.

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Canadian housing market still highly vulnerable as overvaluation eases in Toronto

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its quarterly Housing Market Assessment, reporting that the country’s housing market overall is still highly vulnerable, mostly due to price acceleration and overvaluation. 

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Cutting red tape isn’t the solution for all housing markets

The City of Ottawa issued a letter to the province recently, urging them to look beyond the Greater Toronto Area when exploring solutions to improve the housing market. 

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Toronto City Council approves Housing Now plan to build 10,000 homes

Toronto City Council just approved the Housing Now plan, which aims to facilitate the development of new affordable housing within mixed-income communities at 11 sites in the city.

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How much is real estate close to TTC Stations?

Torontonians may have their fair share of gripes about our local transit system – but love or hate the TTC, the truth is, it pays to own real estate with easy access to a subway or LRT stop. 

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Tips for cycling in downtown Toronto in the winter

Living downtown Toronto is convenient because everything is so close, but in the winter, waiting for a streetcar in the freezing wind can be a nightmare and actually take longer than cycling.

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Buyers vs. Sellers: Who will win the detached home market?

There was a story in the Vancouver Sun recently about a detached home listed for just under $1 million. With single-family home prices falling in the area, could the detached homes actually tumble to an affordable price?

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Should tech giants be responsible for funding affordable housing?

I came across a New York Times article recently about how Microsoft is pledging $500 million towards the development of affordable housing in Seattle. This got me thinking about the tech boom in Toronto and our affordable housing issue. 

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Toronto among the least affordable housing markets in the world

The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2019 was recently released, rating middle-income housing affordability with third quarter 2018 data. Once again, Toronto is found among the least affordable cities in the world. 

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Share your ideas for the Ontario Place development

The province of Ontario is looking for some fresh ideas for the Ontario Place development. What do you picture being at this site? The goal is to transform Ontario Place into a year-round attraction for local and international visitors. 

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