Vancouver City Council Amends/Expands Laneway Housing

The amendments address impacts on neighbouring properties, provision of parking, livability of the units and length of the permitting process, with the intent of improving the fit of laneway housing into neighbourhoods. Additionally, the proposal includes the expansion of the LWH program to the remaining RS districts to equalize opportunity for laneway housing across all single family areas.

By | 2016-11-15T09:05:55+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|News & Trends in Small House Living|

Multi-generational Living Vancouver-style

"Canny seniors have glommed onto laneway housing as a way to live smartly and cheaply in their retirement years." In this month's issue of Senior Living Magazine, John Thomson discusses the increasing phenomenon of Vancouver seniors building a lane house either on their own property or their children's property as a solution to both an affordable, and connected, retirement.

By | 2016-11-15T09:05:56+00:00 February 13th, 2013|News & Trends in Small House Living|