Real Estate
 

September 22, 2019

 
 
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Suburban areas around Toronto are facing the worst rental affordability in Canada
  Suburban areas around Toronto are facing the worst rental affordability in Canada
 

Janet McFarland

 
Real Estate Reporter
Suburban neighbourhoods around Toronto are facing the worst rental affordability in Canada, with a new national report showing more than 30 per cent of renters in many parts of the Greater Toronto Area spend at least half their income on rent.

 
A report released Tuesday by a coalition of groups concerned with affordable housing issues shows the north Toronto electoral riding of Willowdale has the worst rental affordability of any of the 338 federal ridings in Canada, with 39 per cent of renters spending more than half their total household income on rent and utilities, while 59 per cent spend at least 30 per cent of their income on rental costs.

 
 
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Three developers partner to launch pricey Yorkville high-rise
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