Housing Research Collaborative

The largest housing research hub in Western Canada. We focus on addressing structural impediments and unaffordability within the housing system.

Equity-focused housing supply

Balanced Supply of Housing (BSH)

The BSH is a collaborative network of academic researchers and community partners that conduct rigorous community-based research and data analysis to foster a just and equitable housing system through knowledge generation and mobilization.

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Data-driven policy tools

Housing Assessment Resource Tools (HART)

HART is an award-winning research project working with governments, housing providers, and advocates across Canada to redefine how we measure and address housing need.

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Who We Are

Formed in 2017, the HRC is a community of housing researchers, providers, and policymakers dedicated to investigating and advocating for better housing outcomes across Canada. 

We house multiple award-winning, SSHRC- and CMHC-funded projects as well as a number of other research endeavours spanning topics from homelessness and the rights of people living in encampments, to barriers facing Purpose Built Rental Housing in the Metro Vancouver Region.

HRC Research

View some of the ongoing and completed research at the HRC. 

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