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Affordability Trends 1981-2001: An Analysis of Selected Metropolitan Regions in Canada
Although incomes rose and income inequality on many measures was stable between 1981-2001, housing affordability was a problem for many Canadian households. This research highlight examined the issue of worsening housing affordability during this 20-year period and found that a significant percentage of Canadian households fell below the affordability standard (they paid 30% or more of income for shelter), that economic cycles in the country at large affected affordability levels on the income side, and that shelter costs increased.
Évolution de l'abordabilité entre 1981 et 2001 : Analyse de la situation dans quelques régions métropolitaines du Canada
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