Research and Insights

Out of Control Rental Housing Report

Jun 1, 2018 | All Publication, Community Data, Housing and Homelessness

Tags: Housing

Housing affordability for tenants has reached crisis levels in Hamilton and other Ontario communities. With less than a week left in the provincial election campaign, all political parties need to let voters know what they will do to address the rental housing crisis.

The SPRC’s newest report Out of Control: Ontario’s acute rental housing crisis – Lessons from Hamilton and Quebec City examines differences between Hamilton and Quebec City’s rental markets and finds that Quebec has both stronger tenant protection policies and greater supply of new rental housing, both of which help to  create a more affordable housing market than in Ontario.

Available in PDF version,or full interactive online infographic version