World Habitat Day 2016
Despite being home to the largest concentration of wealth in Canada, in 2015, the Greater Toronto Area continued to face a critical shortage of affordable housing. In the areas served by Habitat for Humanity GTA – Toronto, Brampton, Caledon and York Region: Housing is deemed unaffordable if a household spends more than 30% of its pre-tax income on rent, plus utilities.
renter householdsare living inunaffordable conditions
of renter householdsspend more than 30% of pre-tax income on rent
renter households are living inovercrowded conditions
Average wait timefor affordable housing in Toronto, York Region, Brampton and Caledon.
Today - World Habitat Day make affordable home ownership a part of the solution to GTA's Affordable Housing Shortage.