Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre has his own plan to build more housing. (File photo)
The issue has been on the Liberal government's radar for several years. Launched in 2017, the National Housing Strategy rains down billions, but the results are not always there, particularly in affordable housing.
To try to remedy this, the Trudeau government announced several measures, including the establishment of a $4 billion fund to help municipalities, the reduction in the number of foreign students admitted to certain provinces or the elimination of the GST on the construction of rental housing.