Toronto Election 2018: Why Housing Is A Key Issue In The Municipal Campaign
With the debate over the size of Toronto City Council finally settled, it’s time for both the public and the candidates for the upcoming municipal elections to focus on the policy issues facing our city.
No issue deserves their attention more so than housing.
In fact, a recent poll conducted by IPSOS Public Affairs, found that 39 per cent of Torontonians believe that the cost of housing is the most important issue in this election campaign.
Housing and real estate markets are complex, and it’s important to consider both supply and demand factors.
There has been significant attention paid to the demand side of the equation by policymakers over the last 18 months; unfortunately, the same cannot be said about the supply side.
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The TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1920 by a small group of real estate practitioners. TREB is the collective voice for both its commercial and residential REALTOR® Members and operates under the direction of an elected voluntary Board of 16 Directors.