With Toronto rents continuing to climb many young people are finding it near impossible to secure affordable places, but international student face additional obstacles, including rights abuses, sexual harassment, rent gouging and discrimination, says two York University professors.
Skyrocketing rent prices in Canada’s major cities are leaving more and more people struggling to find an affordable place to live. National conversations about the housing crisis often overlook a growing segment of the population that is extremely vulnerable to housing discrimination, rent gouging, rights abuses and sexual harassment: international students. Canada had more than 807,000 international students […]
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