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The Collaboratory for Research on Urban Neighbourhoods, Community Health and Housing (CRUNCH) is a cluster of affiliated researchers, facilities and equipment, housed at McMaster University.
- collaborates with partners in government, industry, the charitable and nonprofit sectors, and with community groups
- engages with the end users of our research at all stages of a project, from study design to sharing final results
- examines the complex interactions between housing, neighbourhoods and health
- population health
- neighbourhood-level indicators of health
- healthy child development
- social determinants of health
- urban development strategy
- place-based policy
How affordable is rental housing in your community? The Canadian Rental Housing Index is a new tool that defines how critical the affordable housing shortage is across the country.
Housing in an Unequal World. This conference in Chicago includes a presentation by CRUNCH Direct Dr. Dunn on the changes in Toronto's Regent Park housing complex.
What are the benefits of urban intensification?
Read a summary or on intensification in Hamilton. n
How has Hamilton Changed?
A new report on Neighbourhood Change in Hamilton since 1970 demonstrates how changes in the local economy have effected different parts of the city.