HOUSING CRISIS

9.16.19

The Great Millennial Housing Divide: The Renters Vs the Owners

From bitter comments to fallouts and awkwardness, the bank of mum and dad is creating new class divisions.

8.23.19

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

Like schools, parks, or otherwise “crowded public sidewalk areas.”

7.2.19

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.

4.5.19

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.

2.5.19
12.13.18

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.

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11.26.18

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.

10.24.18

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.

10.19.18

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.

9.27.18

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.

8.17.18

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.

4.27.18

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

Living in a box vs. thinking outside the box.

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