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Economic Study: The Impact of Community Housing on Productivity in Canada

Research from Canada shows there is a causal connection between the proportion of community housing within the overall housing stock and gains in economic productivity. The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA), Housing Partnership Canada, and sector partners commissioned Deloitte to produce a study on the economic value of protecting and building more cooperative and non-profit housing.

Canada is facing a severe housing crisis affecting millions, especially those with lower incomes. The rapidly increasing housing costs are due to a significant shortage of housing supply. A new report shows that Canada can boost GDP by billions by investing more in cooperative and non-profit housing.

Read more about the economic study here.

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