All posts tagged “affordability

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Name your laneway

Urban Explorer by Andrew B. on 500px Laneway housing is becoming an incredibly popular topic here in Toronto. Lots of people seem to be interested in building, or least living in a compact ground-related laneway dwelling.  A big part of this, I think, has to… Read More

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Is Toronto’s urban growth boundary really making the city less affordable?

This morning the Globe and Mail published an article by Toronto’s chief planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, called Greenbelts make cities more livable, affordable and transit-friendly. The headline immediately caught my attention because conventional economic wisdom would suggest that supply constraints – whether natural or artificially created – generally… Read More