Cabinet should cut immigration to ease a housing crisis, Canadians tell federal researchers. In-house focus groups by the Privy Council Office found popular support for lowering quotas to “alleviate demand for housing.”

“Asked whether they thought Canada was currently experiencing a housing crisis, all believed this to be the case,” said a Privy Council report Continuous Qualitative Data Collection Of Canadians’ Views. The report disclosed yesterday is dated October 13.

“Asked to identify the most significant challenges related to housing that needed to be addressed by the federal government, participants put forward a range of responses,” said Canadians’ Views. “These included building more homes, providing greater assistance to first time homebuyers, lowering interest rates, temporarily reducing the rate of immigration as a way to alleviate demand for housing and banning real estate speculation.”

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