Rental Housing: Can We Do Better? Implications for Tenants, Neighbourhoods, Cities

Rental Housing: Can We Do Better? Implications for...

Renters account for about one third of Canadian households and 50% of Toronto. Many live in deteriorating, decades-old buildings, but lack the income to trade up to homeownership because of price escalation and speculation in gentrifying neighbourhoods.

PANEL

Rental Housing in Western Nations: Lessons for Canada? Duncan Maclennan, University of St. Andrew’s, Scotland

Rental Housing Disadvantage in Canada: Trends and Options, J. David Hulchanski, University of Toronto

Rental Housing Issues in Toronto, Israt Ahmed, Social Planning Toronto

DISCUSSANTS

Leanne Holt, Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Effie Vlachoyannacos, Board member, Federation of Metro Tenants Associations

MODERATOR

Christopher Hume, Toronto Star, Urban Affairs Columnist

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