Housing

A father with a suitcase holding an umbrella over himself and his son, both of them looking at a residential building

Home Truths

Toronto’s housing crunch affects many residents, but newcomers with few resources are especially vulnerable

Roommates Catherine Finlayson, 61 (left) and 18-year old U of T student Zoe Butcher (right) are part of the Toronto HomeShare Pilot Project where university students are paired with senior-citizens who have a spare room in their homes. Students are expected to help out around the house doing chores and light housework in return for subsidized rent

Roomies with a Twist

A new home-sharing program is matching students with seniors to help them save on housing costs – and, just maybe, bond over Netflix

Priced Out of the Housing Market

Owning a home is becoming a fantasy for all but the wealthiest families. Better urban planning is part of the solution. Adjusting our expectations may be another

Photo of Prof. Shauna Brail and Prof. Mauricio Quiros-Pacheco standing in front of a building

The High Cost of a Home

Faculty and students at Toronto’s four universities will work together to seek answers to the city’s housing crisis