HOW DO WE Challenge OUR perceptions of affordability?
HOW CAN WE REIMAGINE OUR VALUES TO CREATE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITIES?
DOES OWNERSHIP GIVE US THE RIGHT TO SAY NO?
70% of adults in the world earn less than $10,000 a year.
The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Toronto is $2000.
5000+ homeless people are estimated to live in Toronto.
We are living through an affordability crisis. We’re faced with growing income inequality, rising cost of basic goods and precarious employment. Unaffordability is a system-wide issue.
We are all on a moving affordability spectrum - from those on the street to those yet to be impacted by future affordability threats.
Current scenarios that are impacting affordability include mass migration, climate change, rapid urbanization, automation and political upheaval.
Afford Nation’s goal is to challenge perceptions of affordability, rethink value and our relationship with money, and reimagine ownership to create equitable access to opportunities.
Together, we can build an affordable world.
Affordability is about choice and opportunity, not just money.
Unaffordability is not by accident, it’s by design.
Affordability is about valuing people over capital.
Unaffordability is not just about the poor,it’s about everybody.