Budget Resources

Budget Resources

Budget Analysis & News

"Toronto After a Decade of Austerity: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"

This report looks at how our city has progressed, declined, or stagnated — when it comes to housing, child care, public transit, and cycling and walking — as a result of budget choices made over the past decade. Learn why it's urgent that we move away from austerity toward building a more affordable, fair, & caring city.

Download it here »


Partner Analysis

Our partners are also analyzing the budget through various lenses. Read some of their work here »


Media Coverage

On the budget:

On housing:

On growing support for a tax on vacant homes and higher taxes on luxury homes:

On marginalization and inequity:

On gun violence:

On transit and transportation:

On libraries:


Get Involved!

Support the Vacant Homes Tax

It didn't make it into the 2020 City Budget, but we need to keep pushing for Council to take this action—one of the many needed to address our housing crisis—in 2021.

Send a message supporting the tax to your local City Councillor and the Mayor »

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