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The geography of core housing need, 2001-2006 : Répartition géographique des besoins impérieux en matière de logement, 2001-2006

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This Highlight examines changes in the levels of core housing need between 2001 and 2006, for The term acceptable housing refers to housing that is adequate in Canada, the provinces and territories as well as for owners and renters. [...] Changes in the number of households in core housing need in the provinces and territories reflect both the incidence of core housing need and growth in the number of households. [...] As in the past, the behaviour in the incidence of core housing need between 2001 and 2006 generally mirrored the fortunes of the Canadian economy. [...] Despite the decrease in the incidence of need, the number of households in core housing need increased; there were 9,055 more households (an increase of 0.6%) in core need in 2006 than in 2001 (see Table 1). [...] Fewer Renter Households in Need Between 2001 and 2006, the incidence of renter core housing need in Although traditionally more susceptible to falling into core housing Yukon increased the most (at 2 percentage points), followed by 3 need (27.2% compared to 6.3% of owner households in 2006), Ontario (at 0.7 percentage points) and the Northwest Territories Canadian renter households saw not only a

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government politics economy taxation finance housing canada condominium government policy investments mortgage housing demand affordable housing provinces quebec affordable territories public sphere nunavut provinces and territories of canada territory ménages demande de logement

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