The fight over new housing permissions is ultimately a fight for the future. The strategies and tactics proposed for that fight are critical and should be critically considered, as are the conviction and will of the fighter.
A common sense, supply-side abundance agenda is necessary to streamline, deregulate, and enable us to build an ambitious and innovative future.
To restore 2003-04 levels of housing affordability, we would need to see 2.75-million homes built by 2030—not even a decade away. Here’s how to make that happen.
The housing affordability crisis could in theory be resolved by municipal governments. But it hasn’t. There are solutions the federal government can pursue that don’t require bigger government.
Unlocking “missing middle” housing development is necessary to revive the dream of homeownership for young, middle-class, and immigrant families.
Recommendations in a report are fine but what we really need is legislative and regulatory action to ensure they are enacted.
How do we get out of this predicament and kickstart a return to the future?
Allowing for more development of missing middle housing is key to addressing the province’s housing affordability crisis.
A clear and compelling campaign theme is emerging for the Progressive Conservatives: It’s time to build.
Here’s a motivating question to get our policymakers thinking in the right direction: what would it take for Canada to achieve a $200,000 per capita GDP by 2050?