Author: Andrew Cohrs
Articles by Andrew Cohrs
- A Renewable Resource: Modernizing Toronto’s Apartment Towers
Published on April 05, 2021 in Economy, Market & Trends
A half century or more into their service life, the need to retrofit and revitalize postwar apartments towers across Canada has never been more critical. Compounding the growing inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the purpose-built rental housing is in need of renewal. Retrofitting costs—as well as financing retrofits while maintaining housing affordability—continue to be a primary barrier.