HOUSING CRISIS

Homelessness

Los Angeles Might Start Punishing Homeless People Based on Where They Sleep

Like schools, parks, or otherwise “crowded public sidewalk areas.”
Emma Ockerman
5 hours ago
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
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 CRISIS

A Tory Campaign Promoted Our Article Calling Tory Policy 'Disastrous'

A lesson in selective quoting.
Mac Hackett
2.5.19
housing

The Most Vulnerable Are Bearing the Brunt of PEI's Housing Crisis

Activists say the lack of decent housing is keeping people in abusive relationships.
Jack Hauen
12.13.18
housing

Inside the Affordable Chinatown Haven That Narrowly Avoided ‘Renoviction’

Residents of the May Wah still pay less than $500 a month—a rare exception in a rapidly gentrifying Vancouver neighbourhood.
Joanna Chiu
11.26.18
crime

The Murder of the Homeless Woman Found Wrapped in Tape

Angela Millington's killing represents just one of the many under-reported murders of homeless people.
James McMahon
10.24.18
housing

How residents are fighting a mass eviction in Canada

Housing advocates for Ottawa's Herongate community are taking their battle with real estate giant Timbercreek to court.
Kieran Delamont
10.19.18
Homelessness

My Day with a Homeless Mother of Three

In May, Alva and her children were kicked out of their home. Now, they're part of a group of 37,000 homeless people in emergency accommodations in Berlin.
Christina Hertel
9.27.18
housing

What a fatal fire in Toronto says about the housing crisis

Rooming houses are the only accommodations some people can afford. The death of Helen Guo exposes the risks foreign students take.
Osobe Waberi
8.17.18
Angus Take House

Worst Take of the Week: Millennials Don't Need Living Rooms Vs. Kanye on Trump

Living in a box vs. thinking outside the box.
Angus Harrison
4.27.18
housing

BC Just Announced a New Tax on Airbnb Rentals

The province is expected to collect an extra $16 million for affordable housing initiatives.
Sarah Berman
2.7.18
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