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Doreen Nicoll | Provincial funding for women's shelters was frozen over a decade ago, placing vital services in never ending precarious position.
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Affordable apartments open in Prince George. Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | Last month, the federal government released what it is calling the country's first national housing strategy. From a legal perspective, it's very good news.
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Exterior of house. Photo: Sarah Miller/flickr
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | There's a distinction between rules to protect people's rights and arbitrary requirements that limit them. We must be ready to fix outdated and discriminatory rules.
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Safia J. Lakhani, Pro Bono | The Rental Fairness Act makes some key amendments to the rental law in Ontario. Here's what they mean for affordable housing in the province.
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Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono | Ontario municipalities have newly expanded powers to implement "inclusionary zoning." What will these changes mean for new affordable housing in the province?
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Yutaka Dirks | In "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" sociologist Matthew Desmond offers a critical examination of urban poverty and homelessness told through the stories of eight families.
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Jess Klassen | In recent history, housing in Canada hasn't been a hopeful topic. Despite these odds, Winnipeg can boast a hopeful housing story in the case of WestEnd Commons.
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Photo: Montréal 1958. Quartier Saint-Michel Est. Source: Philippe Du Berger/flic
Nick Falvo | Here are five things to know about pre-1964 history that set the tone for important developments in Canadian housing policy.
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Pro Bono, Safia J. Lakhani | With a federal election on the horizon, it is worth considering the role the federal government can and should play in addressing the housing crisis.
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Pro Bono, Safia J. Lakhani | Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on a landmark Charter application on housing rights. Safia Lakhani considers what it means for the housing rights struggle in Canada.
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Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | This week, the Ontario Court of Appeal is hearing an appeal of a 2013 court decision on the right to housing, which raises the question of whether housing rights are embodied in the Charter.
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Roger Annis, Kim Ives | An international campaign has been launched to press for housing for Haiti's earthquake victims. Thousands are still living in camps and more are without adequate shelter.