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Explore the latest news & resources about the Squeeze, and what we’re doing to squeeze back.
We worked with MP Joyce Murray to get young adults included as a “vulnerable group” in Canada's National Housing Strategy, ensuring our age group is eligible for billions in federal investment.
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We all have to adjust our expectations, right?
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After releasing our "Rethinking Canadian Housing Policy" report, we convened a diverse mix of housing sector leaders to see whether we could identify any common ground. The result: a newly-refined set of 10 principles for tackling the affordability crisis.
Hundreds of people wrote letters or showed up to speak in support of the bold new strategy. And our training session?! It was MASSIVE.
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7 meetings. 7 MPs. 3 days. 2 priorities. Take a look at how Gen Squeeze rocks Parliament Hill.
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Without a breakdown in generational spending, it's too easy for politicians to resort to platitudes like “younger Canadians are our future”, while budgeting in ways that compromise our present and future.
In 2017, B.C. had the worst performing economy in the country for Canadians in their 20s to 40s. We created this 8-part infographic to explain what's going on.
Vancouver city council has approved new regulations for short-term rentals, addressing more than 6,000 illegal short-term rentals currently operating in the city.
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At this year’s Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, delegates passed three resolutions to discourage speculation, flipping, commodity investment and other distortions to our housing markets.
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In early 2017 we called on the Ontario government to close the 1991 rent loophole. Limitless rent increases are now illegal, but the work didn't stop there. Here's a meeting recap.
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