Mindful Habitats for Millennials

Millennials and the Canadian Housing Market

a four-part series

Canada’s current housing crisis affects a broad spectrum of the population and engages supply, affordability, tenure, and tenancy. To better explore the issues at play, this series focuses on millennials as a specific demographic group, and on a particular segment of the housing market, namely housing for purchase. The goal of this series is to explore (and question) the status quo by fostering a dialogue between millennials (those born between the early 1980s and the late ‘90s) and an array of housing experts, including urban historians, developers, real estate professionals, builders, policy makers, financing specialists, environmental experts, and socio-cultural activists. This dialogue is intended to explore opportunities to broaden the repository of existing housing and homeownership options by identifying limitations and determining what interventions may be necessary and/or feasible given the systems under which the housing market operates in Canada. 

Monday, February 6, 2023

6:00 PM EST

    Session 1: Home Ownership in Canada: A Historical Perspective

Monday, February 13, 2023

6:00 PM EST

Session 2: Aspiration vs. Reality: Homeownership from  a Planning and Design Perspective

Thursday, March 9, 2023

6:00 PM EST

   Session 3:  Ownership from an Affordability  and  Financing Perspective

Thursday, March 16, 2023

6:00 PM EST

Session 4: Ownership, Housing, and Community Design: A Sustainability Perspective

The series is jointly organized and sponsored by:

Partly funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grant.