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Licenses needed for short-term rentals in Vaughan

The City of Vaughan is regulating its short-term rental market after a bunch of public consultations that started in 2018.
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Affordability main concern as real estate sector focuses on supply

Developers, investors, lenders and experts are cautiously optimistic about the real estate sector, according to a recent report from PwC Canada and ULI.
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Streamlined approvals to provide faster housing: report

A new RESCON report finds that there are ways to increase the speed and efficiency of housing approvals, which will help provide more housing supply.

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BILD flags housing as municipal ballot-box issue

BILD is flagging housing as a ballot-box issue in the Greater Toronto Area’s upcoming municipal elections.
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Peter Milczyn named Ontario’s new housing minister

Peter Milczyn, MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, was sworn in as Ontario’s housing minister at a Queen’s Park ceremony this morning.
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ICE District helps MacDonald Lofts residents relocate

ICE District is assisting residents of MacDonald Lofts find safe and affordable housing with the help of the Government of Alberta and Homeward Trust.
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Province should address affordability: OHBA, OREA

The OHBA and OREA are calling on the provincial government to provide ideas to ease the growing housing affordability challenges many Ontarians are facing.
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Home renovation spending in Ontario is set to increase

Homeowners in Ontario are set to increase renovation spending, according to the latest Housing Market Insight from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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Student residence recognized for interior design

Toronto’s new Parkside Student Residence has won an Award of Excellence from the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO).
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Heather Tremain named Options for Homes CEO

Heather Tremain, a Vancouver-based development consultant and Harvard Fellow, has been named the new chief executive officer of Options for Homes, a non-profit affordable home
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February housing starts relatively unchanged

In February 2016, the trend measure of Canadian housing starts was 198,880 units, compared to 199,107 units in January, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing
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2016 housing trends at the National Home Show

According to the National Home Show, a home and garden consumer show owned and operated by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), three


CMHC warns of overvaluation in 11 urban centres

According to the Housing Market Assessment (HMA) from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), which looks into evidence of problematic housing market conditions in 15


Housing affordability eroded further in Q2: RBC

Excluding the Toronto and Vancouver markets, Canadian housing affordability remained relatively stable in Q2, according to an RBC Economics Research report.
First-time buyers are significant drivers of the current housing market, according to CAAMP's new spring report.

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First-time buyers big drivers of housing market

First-time buyers are significant drivers of the current housing market, according to CAAMP's new spring report.

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Local condo investors take long view: CMHC

A majority of local condo investors in Toronto and Vancouver reported plans to hang onto the last secondary condo unit they bought for more than five years.