LAFLEUR, FILIPOWICZ: The idea might have some intuitive appeal but misses the bigger point – Toronto needs more housing
GREEN, FILIPOWICZ: Reduce housing barriers to help ensure that Canada’s largest urban area remains affordable and keeps attracting the best and brightest
KERSHAW: The gap between spending on seniors and younger Ontarians is still too large
GREEN, HERZOG, FILIPOWICZ: Smoothing out the kinks in the process of building new homes will benefit everyone looking for a new home
GREEN, HERZOG, FILIPOWICZ: Policies can affect how quickly property developers respond to demand for new homes
DI MATTEO: Economic conditions are ripe to lift the province’s housing market, says CMHC
No major decline or upswing in housing is likely in the next three years
Housing starts are forecast to be down 20% this year and to decline a further 2% in 2014, before rising through 2016.