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Housing Affordability Study

News Coverage

The OAA helped lead a well-attended event at Ryerson University on May 23 for the launch of its Housing Affordability report including prominent speakers and a GTHA Mayors Panel (Mayors Crombie, Jeffrey, Lehman and Parish). The study garnered significant media coverage and will be discussed with various Government officials in the near future. The OAA is also working on a response to the housing affordability crisis that is targeted from the architectural profession. Interested members can view some of the media coverage below:

- CBC News at 6 TV clip, May 23
- CondoBusiness, June 1
- The Guardian, May 27
- CBC Ontario Morning (London), May 23: Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman (go to 28:54) 
- Toronto Star (updated from newspaper version with quotes from yesterday’s presentation)
- Metro Toronto newspaper 
- CBC News at 6 had a segment on our mayors’ panel event (see downloadable link above)
- New in Homes (Torstar website), by Sam Reiss
- Ming Pao (Chinese daily newspaper in Toronto)
- Chinese Canadian Voice