What is it about?

Housing affordability continues to decline leading to welfare implications. This study examines the determinants of housing affordability to investigate differences among various immigrant groups in Canada.

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Why is it important?

The study provides valuable policy contributions towards immigration integration and addressing housing unaffordability. The findings show an uneven housing affordability amongst immigrants in particular a bigger negative impact on recent immigrants and those from Asia and Africa.


I hope this article bridges a key literature gap and provides meaningful insights to policymakers.

Dr. Vikkram Singh
Ryerson University

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This page is a summary of: Dynamics of affordability and immigration in the Canadian housing market, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, July 2021, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/ijhma-04-2021-0037.
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