Housing Strategy

The City of Kitchener City Council votes on implementing Inclusionary Zoning Monday September 28 2020. Get the agenda here. Are you concerned with KW’s soaring real estate prices and your quality of life? Or have you become apathetic to it all? To quote a DTK neighbour they “downgraded” moving from Toronto, therefore it’s only natural for Kitchener residents to be displaced for housing as well. … Continue reading Housing Strategy

Why bloated house values will not save you.

Are you a homeowner? Property taxes and service costs are primarily based on the perceived market value of your home.  As time passes, your taxes and service costs continuously increase.  When you retire, will you be able to afford the property taxes and service costs, or will you be forced to sell your home?  Why do your property taxes and service costs continuously increase?  A … Continue reading Why bloated house values will not save you.

Watch PUSH

Why should you watch PUSH? It illustrates why it is not an individual’s failure to find adequate housing. There are external influences that are manipulating the market. It simplifies a complex issue and shows that changes need to be made on the local government level to help protect citizens in their city. There is a solution but enough people need to see it and want it … Continue reading Watch PUSH

PUSH In The Media

PUSH review – a whirlwind tour of rocketing rents and personal tragedy This powerful documentary, about a UN investigator travelling the planet to get to the bottom of the global housing crisis, lays bare a $217 trillion scandal It is a story repeated from Toronto to Berlin, Stockholm and Seoul – via London’s cleansed Heygate Estate and the remains of the Grenfell Tower – where Swedish director Fredrik Gertten accompanies Farha … Continue reading PUSH In The Media