My partner Hampton is driving me and our dog Tegan across the country in our electric car, Liz.
Toronto has found in Revitalization a creative, if imperfect, way to address long-term capital financing gaps. This memo explores the program in detail, to highlight how similar agency-developer partnerships could be a means to address capital financing challenges elsewhere. It concludes with two sets of recommendations: first, for Toronto, as it looks to future Revitalization projects; and second, for policymakers, cities, and social housing agencies interested in bringing a Revitalization-like program to their jurisdictions.
Do residents of social housing live in neighbourhoods with longer-than-average commute times, despite relatively good proximity to higher-order transit stations?
Directional findings about what my classmates are getting out of our masters’ program.
Pretty astonishing graph from my professor/Terner Center compatriot Carolina Reid’s 2014 book chapter, “The Promises and Pitfalls of Homeownership.”
My pitch for DoubleUp, a proposal for ADU-backed securities. Our team is in the finals at the 2019 Harvard Real Estate Venture Competition and Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.
Background on Toronto Community Housing Toronto has been a forest of cranes for the past few decades, with rapid growth…
A century ago, the Port Lands didn’t exist. The story of what came before, what’s being done now to remake them, and governments’ prioritization of planning and funding for the area is another chapter in Canada’s long history of environmental destruction and Indigenous colonialism.
Leveraging Census and other data on economic and housing indicators, this study seeks to understand the particular threats faced by Chinatown in the near future—with a focus on the vulnerability of its large population of Asian low-income renters.
Exploring the potential for 18.3K ADUs to be profitable, affordable rental units in Toronto’s yards.