RSS

housing

Leilani Farha

Hussein El-alawi / Sydsvenskan

Partially shot in Toronto, Push follows the UN's Leilani Farha as she investigates how private equity firms are profiting from the global housing crisis Read more

Latest News & Features 1 Comments

Dinner With A View-Of The Rich_Toronto_4.5.2019-6.jpg

Paul Salvatori

Police had to escort patrons past demonstrators waving signs and banging pans – once safely inside, one of the patrons turns to face protestors and holds up both middle fingers Read more

News

As future health care providers, we want to be able to send patients like Mr. K into living conditions that promote good health rather than back into the streets or other precarious situations that keep people sick Read more

, , News

airbnbtoronto.jpg

John Garrison

Rowdy parties, noise and damage from Airbnb rentals are causing major headaches for condo dwellers Read more

Real Estate 1 Comments

CityPlace

Samuel Engelking

Loneliness is a public health crisis and architects, planners and community activists believe that condo towers are contributing to the crisis. Read more

Lifestyle

Homeless death Crystal Papineau.JPG

Peter Biesterfeld

“The shelter crisis is making our women sick, exhausted and at risk of violence and premature death, and this must end.” Read more

News

A new report says that the number of Toronto homes being rented on the online service has doubled since 2016 Read more

News

As Canada implements a National Housing Strategy, post-secondary schools are creating more room for Indigenous design thinking Read more

Education

WEB_Kae_2_Renovicted.jpg

Samuel Engelking

Renovations are the latest tactic landlords are using to illegally evict people renting Toronto apartments. Here's how some tenants fought back – and won. Read more

News

rsz_ocap_budget_protest_1.jpg

Peter Biesterfeld

The mayor's "just right" financial blueprint for 2018 is not so magical for those forced to navigate the growing humanitarian crisis in Toronto's overcrowded shelter system Read more

News

These condos and rental apartments are poised to transform the four-kilometre stretch between Jane and Dufferin Read more

Real Estate 1 Comments

Stories of sexual assault are an all-to-familiar reality for homeless women resorting to sleeping in unsafe spaces because of overcrowding in the shelter system Read more

, News

Parkdale rent strike

Michael Y.C. Tseng

Tenants of 1251 King West are protesting against their landlord, Nuspor Investments Read more

News 3 Comments

_MG_2274.jpg

Samuel Engelking

The shortage of space in Toronto’s shelter system has taken a dangerous turn, and as conditions deteriorate activists say they’re left with no option but to escalate the struggle Read more

News

Shelter crisis 1.JPG

Peter Biesterfeld

Activists say mayor’s plan to place 400 more beds in existing shelters instead of opening up new ones will only make an already unsafe overcrowding situation less safe Read more

News

The west-end neighbourhood's landscape is changing Read more

Real Estate

Parkdale1

Samantha Edwards

On National Housing Day, Parkdale residents protested an incoming luxury condo development slated for the intersection Read more

News

Joe Mihevc.jpg

Peter Biesterfeld

Council’s new advocate for the poor says the city has to have the courage to be honest with the public: tackling poverty is going to cost money Read more

News 2 Comments

Sistering town hall

Samantha Edwards

During a packed town hall meeting, Sistering announced they're forming a community council to bridge the gap between the drop-in centre and the neighbourhood Read more

News

It feels strange to not be able to afford a house in the East York neighbourhood of small Second-World-War-era homes I grew up in Read more

News 1 Comments

  • Homeless Memorial & March_Toronto_2.12.2019-24.jpg

    Paul Salvatori