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Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.
Anne Gaviola
a day ago
housing

Living in Glorified Dorm Rooms Is the Future of Big City Housing

Priced out of single-bedroom apartments, young people in Canada and the U.S. are turning towards communal co-living.
Anne Gaviola
7.3.19
housing

The Reality of Living in the Back of a Van

The aspirational hashtag #vanlife has over 5.4 million posts on Instagram, but the truth looks very different.
Tom Robinson
Freya Marshall Payne
7.2.19
money-inequality

People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist

Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
Ankita Rao
5.23.19
money-inequality

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.
Alex Norcia
5.16.19
housing

Luxury Housing Is Threatening to Wipe Out Miami’s Trailer Parks

The wealthy city of Coral Gables is trying to take control of some unincorporated land that would likely displace 225 people in a trailer park.
Alexandra Martinez
5.6.19
money-inequality

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Miami

"It basically always feels like I’m one bad roommate drama away from being homeless."
Allie Conti
5.2.19
Canada

What It Really Means for the Infamous Ottawa McDonald’s to End 24-Hour Service

It’s been made famous for its viral brawls and wild Reddit posts, but the Rideau McDonald’s is really just a symptom of larger problems in the neighbourhood.
Nick Dunne
4.26.19
housing

Only the Rich Can Afford Average Homes in Toronto and Vancouver

Nevermind buying a house—you have to make $94K to get an average condo in Vancouver, $75K in Toronto.
Anne Gaviola
4.25.19
housing

Election Promises Won't Fix the Hot Mess That Is Toronto's Housing Market

Housing advocate says this city is so expensive that even the middle-class need help to get by.
Anne Gaviola
4.9.19
housing

Toronto Is Rapidly Losing Its Most Affordable Housing

Up to a third of Parkdale’s rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
Lindsey Vodarek
4.5.19
housing

Even in Montreal, It's Becoming Harder to Find an Apartment

Residents tell VICE that landlords are cracking down on students, families, and immigrants looking for affordable housing.
Ariane Labrèche
4.2.19
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