Jeff Gray, Globe and Mail.

The City of Toronto’s efforts to turn its own surplus land into affordable housing have stalled despite the creation of a special agency meant to consolidate and sell some of the city’s massive real estate portfolio, a new report from the Toronto Region Board of Trade says.

Since 2015, the city has only sold off six of its more than 8,400 properties, according to the Board of Trade’s Better Housing Policy Playbook, which was released this week as part of a series of brief papers aimed at sparking debate in advance of the Oct. 22 municipal election.  Read the full story here.