All posts tagged “housing affordability

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The year of the condo

Over the past 5 years or so, real estate headlines in the Greater Toronto Area have often focused on the rapid appreciation of low-rise housing. High-rise housing simply wasn’t appreciating at the same rate – at least in aggregate terms. But 2017 has brought a… Read More

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Less is more

The Wall Street Journal recently asked: Venice Beach Is a Hot Place to Live, So Why Is Its Housing Supply Shrinking?  According to Issi Romem, chief economist at BuildZoom, it’s because Venice Beach is the toughest place in America to build housing. Here are some numbers… Read More

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Operating at the margins

I’ve been thinking about land markets as of late and so today I thought I would share a post by Toby Lloyd that I recently discovered called: Understanding and adapting the land market is key to solving our housing crisis (2014). It’s from the London School of… Read More