Commentary on issues associated with urban and neighbourhood change by members of the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership. All views are those of the author(s) of the individual blog and do not necessarily represent the views of the research partnership, the universities and partner organizations, or the funder.

Inadequate Housing & Risk of Homelessness Among Families in Toronto’s Aging Rental Buildings

by Emily Paradis, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto   Nine out of ten families in Toronto’s aging rental high-rises live in housing that does not meet basic standards of adequacy. The more problems a family has with its housing, the higher their risk of homelessness. Housing […]

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Consultation finds big differences in private rental housing across the Toronto Region

by J David Hulchanski, Professor, University of Toronto; Principal Investigator, Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership The tenants in private-sector rental housing experience different problems and different opportunities according to where they live in the Greater Toronto Area, according to a consultation conducted by Social Planning Toronto. Full report:  Private-Sector Rental Housing in Greater Toronto: Towards a Research […]

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It is better not to know than to know: The 2011 and 2016 National Household Survey (NHS)

by David Hulchanski, Professor, Principal Investigator, Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, University of Toronto, 18 April 2014 It now seems that the 2016 census will be similar to 2011 when the traditional mandatory census long form was replaced by the Harper government with a voluntary survey, the National Household Survey (NHS). The conclusion of a recent op-ed by four […]

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