Easing the Housing Crunch

The CEO of the Urban Development Institute, Calgary, weighs in on housing solutions.

Guy Huntingford says there is a fix for Calgary’s housing crunch, and the building industry is prepared to be part of the solution.

“We really are getting close to hitting a breaking point here when it’s really going to hamper our economic growth and quality of life.”

Mayor Naheed Nenshi, on the clogged housing market

In his opinion piece for the Calgary Herald, Huntingford declares a crisis can be averted when a true free market can function efficiently with adequate serviced land and a streamlined approval process.

What are your thoughts on how Calgary can deal with a looming housing shortage? 

October 28th, 2014
Updated: September 14th, 2017

The building industry wants to be part of the solution for the housing crunch.