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Housing Affordability

Area of Focus: Living

Owner & Tenant Households Spending 30% or More of Total Household Income on Shelter Costs, Peel and Ontario, 2011

Source: National Household Survey, 2011, Statistics Canada

Why is this important?

How is this measured?

What progress are we making?

1 Luffman J. Measuring housing affordability. Perspectives on Labour and Income. 2006;7(11):16-25. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 75-001-XIE.Available from: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-001-x/11106/9519-eng.pdf