Housing

Houses under construction in Toronto on Friday, June 26, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts rose 3.2 per cent in May compared with April

Starts for apartments, condos and other multiple-unit housing projects rose

 

Red Deer South MLA Jason Stephan says planning the integrated shelter requires a collaborative process between the province and the city. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer MLAs waiting for location options for permanent shelter from city

City council discuss shelter, but resolutions confidential

 

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

More supply needed to ease housing price crunch, but always more to do, Freeland says

More supply needed to ease housing price crunch, but always more to do, Freeland says

 

Bidding wars, record prices, viewing lineups: Halifax’s housing market heats up

Bidding wars, record prices, viewing lineups: Halifax’s housing market heats up

Homes are pictured in Vancouver on April 16, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canadian housing market faces ‘moderate’ degree of vulnerability: CMHC

Canadian housing market faces ‘moderate’ degree of vulnerability: CMHC

Homes are pictured in Vancouver on April 16, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A house, in need of repair, sits along East Grand Boulevard, March 8, 2021 in Detroit. Nicole Curtis, the star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict Rescue,” apparently was “scammed” when she bought the blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn’t the owner, the mayor said. The Detroit Land Bank Authority holds the title to the house. Curtis said she paid $17,000 for the property in 2017 and has spent $60,000 in repairs and other costs so far. (John Greilick/Detroit News via AP)

Detroit mayor: HGTV’s Curtis was ‘scammed’ in house deal

Courts have already ruled that the land bank is the owner

  • Mar 24, 2021
A house, in need of repair, sits along East Grand Boulevard, March 8, 2021 in Detroit. Nicole Curtis, the star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict Rescue,” apparently was “scammed” when she bought the blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn’t the owner, the mayor said. The Detroit Land Bank Authority holds the title to the house. Curtis said she paid $17,000 for the property in 2017 and has spent $60,000 in repairs and other costs so far. (John Greilick/Detroit News via AP)
Jim Hamilton looks over the preliminary design with seniors who came out to the public meeting on March 12. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka seniors oppose proposed four-storey condo in green space

Potential developers presented their preliminary design March 12

Jim Hamilton looks over the preliminary design with seniors who came out to the public meeting on March 12. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Advocate file photo.)

Habitat and Lowe’s Canada partner on Blackfalds Women’s Build projects

Two of the four projects are for single-mother-led households

(Advocate file photo.)
Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

In pre-budget request, cities ask Liberals for $7 billion for rapid-housing program

OTTAWA — Canada’s municipalities are asking the federal government to include $7…

Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Charles Rochfort, left, and Jonathan Grenier work on a home as Quebec lifts the ban on residential construction due to the COVID-19 pandemic Monday April 20, 2020 in Deux-Montagnes, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Charles Rochfort, left, and Jonathan Grenier work on a home as Quebec lifts the ban on residential construction due to the COVID-19 pandemic Monday April 20, 2020 in Deux-Montagnes, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The Bank of Canada building is seen in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Bank of Canada doesn’t see housing bubble but it’s watching out, deputy governor says

Bank of Canada doesn’t see housing bubble but it’s watching out, deputy governor says

The Bank of Canada building is seen in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, February 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ahead of federal spending update, cities make plea to Liberals for more housing cash

Ahead of federal spending update, cities make plea to Liberals for more housing cash

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, February 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver housing market posts second-best October on record as sales rise 29%

Vancouver housing market posts second-best October on record as sales rise 29%

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Feds split rapid-housing cash between big cities, offer up rest for projects

Feds split rapid-housing cash between big cities, offer up rest for projects

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC
Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space

Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space

Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space

Niagara region housing prices climb as buyers leave Toronto in search of space
Renters in Red Deer can get a one-bedroom unit for $870 a month and a two-bedroom pad for $963, according to Rentals.ca’s latest report. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Red Deer rental rates are the lowest in Canada

The Red Deer housing market is ripe for renters. That’s the message…

Renters in Red Deer can get a one-bedroom unit for $870 a month and a two-bedroom pad for $963, according to Rentals.ca’s latest report. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing was 211,681 units in June, in a July 9, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada increased in June

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of…

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing was 211,681 units in June, in a July 9, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
CMHC expects uneven and uncertain recovery in country’s housing market

CMHC expects uneven and uncertain recovery in country’s housing market

CMHC expects uneven and uncertain recovery in country’s housing market

CMHC expects uneven and uncertain recovery in country’s housing market
Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic