October 6, 2023
Purpose-Built Rental Housing in Canada
Promoting Rental Housing in the Greater Toronto Area
Prepared by Ryserson University School of Urban and Regional Planning
The Creating New Affordable Rental Housing project aims to launch new public private partnerships and further engage the private sector in the creation of affordable rental housing across the Greater Toronto Area.
Encouraging Construction and Retention of Purpose-Built Rental Housing in Canada: Analysis of Federal Tax Policy Options
Prepared by Greg Lampert Economic Consultant in partnership with the Canadian Home Builders Association
This research was conducted to contribute to and expand the public policy discussion of one of Canada’s most pressing issues: how best to increase access to market–rate rental housing by households with adequate incomes and relatively bright long-term employment prospects. It explores a limited number of potential federal tax policy changes to stimulate investment in new purpose built rental housing.