Canada recognizes adequate housing as a human right, yet every year more and more people can’t afford a decent home because of skyrocketing housing costs. The only people the housing market seems to work well for are the small number of wealthy speculators for whom housing is an investment, and nothing more.

How did we get to this point, and what can be done to fix it? In this course, Doug Yearwood explores the roots of Canada’s housing crisis, the factors that ensure it persists, and how we can ensure everyone has adequate housing in the future.

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