A Quality of Life Reporting System report suggest a healthy housing market is the cornerstone of a strong economy.

A healthy housing market is the cornerstone of a strong economy. With international attention focused on Canada’s overheated home-ownership market and record high household debt, it’s easy to overlook the important role that rental accommodation plays.

Read the Report: No Vacancy: Trends in Rental Housing in Canada

Source: Federation of Canadian Municipalities

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