Evictions in Toronto – A Research Insight Note
21 Jul 2023 – In recent decades, evictions from rental housing have become a growing concern for tenants, researchers, and policymakers as an increasing proportion of mainly urban residents have come to rely on the rental housing market to access affordable housing in Canada. This insight note provides an overview of current research on evictions in the rental housing market in Toronto and North America more broadly.
“Sorry, it’s rented.” Measuring discrimination against newcomers in Toronto’s rental housing market
30 Nov 2022 – Our 2022 discrimination audit report examines the level of discrimination faced by newcomers in Toronto’s rental market, and how race, gender and parental status increases the likelihood of discrimination when searching for rental housing.
Northern Housing Rights
14 Mar 2015 – This report summarizes a research initiative which investigated the experiences of housing discrimination among First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Northwestern Ontario. The initiative also provided legal education on human rights in housing, and recommendations to improve access to supports in these communities.
Housing Equality for New Canadians: Measuring Discrimination in Toronto’s Rental Housing Market
1 Jun 2013 – This report analyzes the results of a survey on housing discrimination that CCHR conducted to track the prevalence of a range of discriminatory barriers, including race, ethnicity, place of origin and income source or level, or the use of additional application requirements such as co-signors/guarantors and illegal rent deposits.
“Sorry, it’s rented.” Measuring Discrimination in Toronto’s Rental Housing Market
22 Nov 2009 – This report analyzes the results of a survey on housing discrimination conducted by CCHR. For this study, CCHR created profiles of renters to assess levels of discrimination on the basis of race, family status, disability and receipt of social assistance. The study found significant discrimination by housing providers against all five profiles.