Manufactured housing – the preferred name for what were once called mobile homes – has changed dramatically in recent decades. Three planning experts call for giving it a new look.
Community members want their schools to address issues beyond academics, new research suggests.
Poor housing put migrant workers at risk for COVID-19. A federal government consultation on national housing standards is a crucial opportunity to support migrant workers’ health, safety and dignity.
Addressing the housing issue by adopting a human right framework put Canada on an accelerated path to meet newcomer families’ housing needs.
The panel believes Australia will avoid a recession the year ahead, but is much less certain about the United States. It expects real wages to go backwards and economic growth to sink.
The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness opened British Columbia’s first culturally supportive housing on Vancouver island — a model that can be replicated across Canada.
Ensuring visible minorities have equitable access to affordable housing is an important step in fulfilling the National Housing Strategy’s goal to make affordable housing available to all Canadians.
Urban economics experts are creating simulated cities to forecast the effect that permanent telecommuting could have on city centers and housing.
One social housing application assessor told us getting on the priority wait list is so challenging, some applicants abandon the process altogether.
While decent housing and food are fundamental human rights, they are often treated separately, and primarily as commodities. How can we tackle housing and food insecurity together, and better?
Economists have long advocated replacing stamp duty with land tax. We find that the implications for housing prices depends on whether you own a house or an apartment.
Canada’s current economic growth model is currently dependent on the conversion of housing from a human right into a financial investment tool, leading to an ever-worsening housing crisis.
In parts of Australia that are already very hot, we show how climate change is driving inequities even further – in housing, energy security and health.
Some excellent ideas were proposed during the Ontario election on everything from transit to housing. Here’s why the rest of Canada would be wise to consider them.
Our new report, released today, reveals a social housing system in crisis.
In the absence of a clear plan for affording the high costs of decarbonisation, it’s time for the UK Treasury to tax fossil fuel companies.
Western Sydney can be up to 10℃ hotter than the coast. Poorly constructed housing can’t handle the heat.
Both major parties have policies aimed at helping low and middle income earners buy homes. But they’re both stopgap solutions – and too many buyers, renters and even investors will pay the price.
Building houses better at withstanding the impacts of climate change is one way we can protect ourselves in the face of future catastrophic conditions.
Finding stable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing prison leavers. Access to public housing has been found to flatten the curve on rates of recidivism.