rent

housing

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
7.18.19
Money

Living Without Credit Solved My Money Problems

The seven years Beau Humphreys spent without credit “sucked” but helped set him up for life.
Anne Gaviola
6.14.19
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
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
generation rent

We Spoke to the Legends Who Took Their Landlord to Court and Won

Ben Leonard, who recently won a court case against his landlord, told us how he and his housemates fought the system.
Lauren O'Neill
4.2.19
cryptocurrency

CEO of Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Company Couch Surfs Instead of Renting in Toronto

He figures he’s saving $25,000 a year by not paying to rent or furnish a place of his own.
Anne Gaviola
2.27.19
Late Capitalism

Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
Ankita Rao
2.26.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
News

Doug Ford Reportedly Wants to Make It Easier to Throw You Out of Your Apartment

The Ontario leader is considering new rules to allow landlord to evict you in under a week.
Tamara Khandaker
2.6.19
Culture

These Jokes About 'Rent: Live' Were Better Than the Actual Musical

Brennin Hunt broke his foot, Fox censored "poo poo," and the internet had many thoughts.
Kara Weisenstein
1.29.19
Late Capitalism

Tech Giants Want to Solve the Housing Nightmare They Helped Create

Welcome to America, where charitable CEOs make housing policy and "affordable" doesn't mean what you think it does.
Ankita Rao
1.25.19
housing

The Very Strong Case For Moving the Hell Out of Toronto

With rent prices skyrocketing and telecommuting becoming more common, many young people are finding a better life in smaller places.
Tiffy Thompson
1.18.19
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