Learn more about the Housing Hardship measure — a housing affordability indicator. It assesses if households can afford basic living needs and housing expenses.
This Research Insight:
- discusses how this measure directly assesses whether a household can afford necessary basic goods and services — like food and transportation — in addition to housing expenses
- looks at housing-induced hardship — where households that do not have sufficient income left over after housing costs to pay for the necessities
- presents initial figures and discusses these preliminary results at the national and provincial levels, as well as for selected Canadian cities
This report is part of the Research Insight series.
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- January 21, 2020