The Other Housing Market

For all of the talk about the real estate and building boom, there is downside to the story. Families, seniors, low and even middle income Ontarians face rising prices that make it tough to find housing they can afford. Last year the waitlist for social housing in the province grew by almost 10% with more than 140,000 households looking for assistance. Why has low income housing been such an intractable problem, and who should be doing what to help solve the problem of unaffordable housing in Ontario?

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Ontario, Canada