Posts Filed Under: “affordable housing”
How should City agencies balance social responsibility with financial needs?
Buying and renting a house in Toronto is crazy expensive. Here's how the City could make it more affordable.
Poverty is on the rise in "the City Above Toronto," and their feeble social safety net isn't equipped to support those most in need.
Finding affordable housing in Toronto is hard. Finding it in accessible buildings is even harder.
After a year of deliberation, the task force has spoken: Toronto Community Housing should be in the hands of a new non-profit organization.
A look at solutions and recommendations that could be on the mayor's TCHC task force final report tomorrow morning.
TCHC units are located throughout the city, but because the buildings are reaching the end of their useful life at the same time, they need unprecedented funding.
Toronto Community Housing needs $2.6 billion to repair units over the next 10 years, or 18,000 people will find their homes shuttered. In advance of tomorrow's TCHC task force report, we look at what's at stake.
It can take over seven years to get affordable housing in Toronto. Here's why.
NIMBY protests of a new men's shelter at 850-854 Bloor Street lack compassion—and miss the point.
Displacement and unfair rent increases among challenges raised in a Monday night forum.
Katie Stelmanis states the obvious.
Residents involved in NIMBY causes across the city may have already gotten their isolationist wish—to the potential detriment of their own property value.
Supporters say landlord licensing would create more accountability for tenants, but critics argue the regulation would be unwieldy and costly.
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Five years ago, Build Toronto agreed to make land available to build 1,250 units of affordable housing. They built 12.
New funds for emergency shelter use are welcome, but there are large funding gaps for existing and new affordable housing