Stay away from Canada and California, according to a new report from Oxford Economics. The United Kingdom-based leader in global forecasting is out with its new Affordable Housing Index, covering 25 large metro areas across North America. Three of the five least affordable cities are in Canada, while the remaining two are in California. Its report found home prices in the U.
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The Manhattan neighborhood is locked in a contentious battle with city officials over whether, and how, it should change. By Jazmine Hughes. As a child growing up in SoHo, Akeela Azcuy remembers seeing her father, the drummer Rashied Ali, talking music with neighbors like the renowned jazz performer Ornette Coleman, who lived over on Prince Street. Artists of all incomes and backgrounds had descended onto the formerly industrial New York City neighborhood to make use of the open space, great light and extremely tolerant neighbors: Because the buildings were mostly empty, painters could freely stink up the hallways with smells of turpentine, and musicians like Ms. Decades later, Ms. Azcuy still lives in the neighborhood, which has lost much of that artistry — and diversity.
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Yet for too many hard-working Canadians, especially for young people, it feels like an impossibility. That makes finding a good place to live too expensive — beyond what many people can afford. The measures in Budget plan to increase the supply of housing, because it is the most effective way to address affordability in the long run. Also, the Budget proposes to crack down on the people who break the rules — who evade taxes or use real estate for money laundering — making housing less affordable for the people who need it. And to help more middle class families find an affordable home today, Budget is offering new, targeted support for first-time home buyers, and taking steps to address lack of housing supply and make the housing market more fair.