Media Advisory: Index Shines Spotlight on Canada’s Rental Housing Affordability Crunch

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Media Advisory:

INDEX SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA’S RENTAL HOUSING AFFORDABILITY CRUNCH
Crucial Canada-wide data on rental housing affordability challenges to be released

TORONTO, ONT (May 7, 2018) – Media are invited to attend as a national partnership of housing organizations launch the 2018 Canadian Rental Housing Index. The Index will reveal crucial data on the state of rental housing affordability impacting families here in Toronto and in communities across Canada by providing a snapshot of rental housing costs, renter income, affordability trends, and overcrowding.

WHAT: 2018 Canadian Rental Housing Index launch

WHEN: Tuesday, May 8th – 11:00am

WHO: Jill Atkey – BC Non-Profit Housing Association; Marlene Coffey – Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association; Stéphan Corriveau – Réseau Québécois des OSBL D’habitation; Jeff Morrison – Canadian Housing and Renewal Association

WHERE: Reception Hall, YWCA Toronto
87 Elm Street
Toronto

VISUALS/PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
• Speak with representatives of the national partnership of housing organizations about the findings of the Canadian Rental Housing Index and the overall rental housing situation in Canada.
• Web Demonstration: How the Index works, what information can be found online regarding the state of rental housing in your community.

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For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Stephen Smart
Citizen Relations (on behalf of Rental Housing Index Partners)
604-803-2498
stephen.smart@citizenrelations.com

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