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Laneway homes: What this new housing solution means for Burnaby homeowners

Laneway homes: What this new housing solution means for Burnaby homeowners

Burnaby Laneway Housing Solutions. Smallworks, Vancouver’s premier builders of laneway homes, explains why you should care about this new concept for residential living. A transformative approach to urban living is unfolding across cities in North America, offering modern families a novel way to rethink their housing needs. Laneway homes, a concept that has been gaining…

They enjoyed the laneway home so much, their plan changed …

They enjoyed the laneway home so much, their plan changed …

By Georgie Binks Special to the Star Saturday, March 16, 2024 Garden Laneway House in Toronto’s west end inspired homeowners and architects to design something special for the residence. Architect Betsy Williamson explains: “We aligned the south-facing window of the second-floor living room with the driveway to give the owners a view and connection to the street.”…

B.C. clears path for more townhomes, laneway houses, secondary suites

B.C. clears path for more townhomes, laneway houses, secondary suites

By Charlie Carey / City News Everywhere. Posted November 1, 2023, 1:58 pm.  The B.C. government is introducing legislation Wednesday that it says fixes “outdated zoning rules” and will deliver more small-scale housing units, like townhomes, triplexes, and laneway homes across the province. The government says that historical zoning rules in any of B.C.’s communities have…

New standardized designs will help build more homes quicker

New standardized designs will help build more homes quicker

BC Gov News News Release Victoria Thursday, November 16, 2023, 10:15 AM Homeowners and builders will soon be able to develop new housing quicker and with less cost as the Province works to create new standardized designs for small-scale, multi-unit homes, such as townhomes, triplexes and laneway homes. “In Order To address our housing crisis, we must use…

Vancouver mayor pushes for Burnaby-style development around several SkyTrain stations in the city

Vancouver mayor pushes for Burnaby-style development around several SkyTrain stations in the city

Push for more density part of a series of policies Ken Sim plans to bring to council in coming weeks. The Canadian Press · Posted: Oct 11, 2023, 9:08 PM PDT | Last Updated: October 11 The mayor of Vancouver says he set a foundation on Wednesday to address the housing crisis in the city, while reducing…

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