Federation of Canadian Municipalities’s report, The Housing Market and Canada’s Economic Recovery, is calling on the federal government to provide low-interest loans to finance new rental construction; reform the tax system to prevent the demolition of existing rental housing; and provide incentives to lower rental costs through better energy efficiency. Link: http://www.fcm.ca/Documents/reports/The_Housing_Market_and_Canadas_Economic_Recovery_EN.pdf Share this […]
Housing Resources including a ‘Primer’, Publications and Links to external housing resources.
In this discussion paper, WinnipegREALTORS® outlines the issues and challenges facing the rental market in Winnipeg and Manitoba. The discussion paper explores potential solutions of mutual benefit to tenants, landlords, investors and communities. Link: http://www.winnipegrealestatenews.com/Resources/DocumentList/2 Share this by:
Increasing the Affordability of Rental Housing in Canada: An Assessment of Alternative Supply-side Measures
Published by Marion Steele and Peter Tomlinson of The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary, this is a revised version of a discussion paper commissioned for the Experts’ Roundtable, 26 October 2009, on tax and regulatory policies to increase the supply of affordable rental housing, co-sponsored by the University of Calgary’s School of Public […]
Welleseley Institute report demonstrates the link between the improvement of precarious housing and better population health (which leads to reduced health inequities). It also provides a strong vision for a national housing plan for rectifying the problem of precarious housing. The report is presented in two parts: Part I reviews precarious housing in the national […]
This Conference Board of Canada report explores affordable housing in Canada and makes the case for an expanded supply. It also highlights model initiatives and provides practical tools for planners, developers, and others. Link: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=3530 Share this by: