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We need more funding to tackle housing crisis, mayors tell feds at Toronto summit

Mayors want more than $12 billion in federal infrastructure funding.

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Big city mayors ask feds for $12.6B for affordable housing

The mayors of Canada's largest cities are making a billion-dollar push for federal housing money just as the Liberals are set to finalize a national strategy, and the minister responsible is trying to manage expectations.

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Maclean’s on the Hill: Will the feds give cities housing money?

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson discusses the housing crunch for municipalities.

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Mayor John Tory, big-city mayors demand $12.6 billion for housing

No promises coming yet from federal, provincial ministers meeting at Friday’s summit.

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Canada’s mayors call for national leadership now to tackle the housing crisis

Canada is facing a serious housing crisis which will only get worse unless the federal government commits significant funding to social and affordable housing.

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Housing: A National Crisis with Local Stakes

It is time for the federal government to lead in solving the national housing crisis by delivering on the promise of a National Housing Strategy.

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How to tackle the housing crisis in Canada’s cities

Canada is facing a serious housing crisis. Home prices are soaring out of reach in many cities. One in five renters spends more than half their income on housing. 

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Need a 1-bedroom apartment with community housing? You might wait 9 years in Toronto

Housing advocate Sherri Williams tells her story as national summit begins in Toronto.

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Mayors to pressure Ottawa to address affordable housing crisis

Ottawa is rushing to launch its massive second phase of infrastructure spending this fall but is facing concern from municipal leaders that housing money will be squeezed by other federal priorities.

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Governments must pony up to address affordable housing crisis: Editorial

Mayor John Tory is to host a summit on housing where municipal leaders will demand that federal and provincial governments renew funding for geared-to-income housing.

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