How fair is the new fair housing plan?
Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad
The Ontario government has responded to the rapid growth in house prices and rents in the Greater Toronto Area by releasing what they call the Fair Housing Plan – a series of policies aimed at cooling the real estate market.
Rent control would destroy apartment construction rebound in Ontario just when it’s needed most, CIBC economist warns
CIBC deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal is pulling no punches when it comes to renewed calls for rent control in Ontario — saying it will destroy the rebound that is happening in rental construction.
Impact of B.C.'s foreign buyer tax wanes as March sales surge almost 50 per cent
Blistering Toronto home price gains have federal and provincial politicians in Ontario talking about a speculation tax on non-resident home buyers. It’s a conversation happening privately as campaigning B.C. NDP and B.C. Green party politicians are calling to expand or double similar taxes here in the name of housing affordability.