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Op-ed: Canada’s Housing Crisis

Op-ed originally published in BC Landlord’s THE KEY Summer 2023. Canada doesn’t have enough housing. That’s a fact that people from all walks of life, from across the political spectrum, and from all corners of Canada, can agree on. It becomes disappointingly evident to the prospective first-time home buyer who finds the growing gap between … Continued

Op-ed: As Canadian housing crisis rages on, is ‘financialization’ really to blame?

Addressing Canada’s housing crisis requires all-hands-on-deck. Step 1: stop chasing away the capital we’ll need to build 5.8 million new homes.  Read my op-ed published in Toronto Star and learn more. So, what if I told you there was a group of housing providers that manage 120,000 tenure-stable, purpose-built rental homes where more than half … Continued

BNN Bloomberg Interview with Mark Kenney – The Housing Crisis in Canada

From rents to immigration, CAPREIT President & Chief Executive Officer, Mark Kenney, discusses the critical issues surrounding affordability and the lack of housing crisis in Canada. More from Mark Kenney:   Op-ed: BC Landord – Canada’s Housing Crisis   Op-ed: As Canadian housing crisis rages on, is ‘financialization’ really to blame?   BNN … Continued

CAPREIT Applauds Premier Eby’s Rental Protection Fund

A cost-effective tool for affordable long-term rental housing for vulnerable communities Ottawa, Canada, January 19, 2023 (Globe Newswire) – Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT) (TSX: CAR.UN) enthusiastically welcomes British Columbia Premier David Eby’s announcement of a $500 million Rental Protection Fund. The fund will provide non-profit housing organizations with one-time capital grants … Continued