Housing affordability an important issue for everyone

Housing affordability is an important issue in the Greater Toronto Area, and one that has most residents worrying about what the future will hold for them and for their children.


Supply Dynamics are Impacting GTA Home Prices and Shaping Market

Demand for home ownership remains strong in the GTA, and dynamics around housing supply are impacting prices and redefining the market, said the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) at their first ever joint briefing on the state of the GTA housing market.

Fraser Institute releases report: New Homes and Red Tape

It takes longer to get a new home built and it’s costing more, according to a newly-released report by the Fraser Institute.

Low-rise housing supply continues to slide

The supply of new low-rise homes continued to decline across the GTA in August.

Enhancing outdoor space connects communities

When you think of an exceptional outdoor space in your neighbourhood, what makes it special?

GTA housing price gap reaches new heights

The price gap between new high-rise and low-rise homes in the GTA hit a new record high in April, tripling over the past 10 years, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

Canadians struggle to afford a new home

A recent column in the Globe and Mail has elevated debate on the effectiveness of “smart growth” policies, highlighting the eroding abilities of millennials to afford a new home in Canada due to rising prices.

New report outlines challenges to GTA housing market

A recent report released by TD Economics confirmed that the housing market in the GTA is challenged by rising prices, reduced choice and a growing need for new and upgraded essential infrastructure.

New ground-related homes hit record-high prices

The price of a new low-rise home in the GTA reached a new record-high amidst strong sales this October.

Greenbelt’s story should be told with all the facts

  John Barber’s special report called “How green is the municipal election landscape?” (published Saturday, Sept. 13) exclaims that the McGuinty government’s introduction of the Ontario Greenbelt in 2005 set a new world standard in landscape protection. We think that it is important to tell the entire story with all the facts.