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an article about ADU's in the U.S.: "Why I hate living in my tiny house"
September 2019: Lanescape September newsletter has a National Post article that says a laneway house can be built for the bargain price of $500,000.
Pull quote: "It’s only been a year since Toronto finally approved “as-of-right” zoning for laneway housing. But there have already been 100 inquiries..."
From Greg Whitfield, Toronto Buildings Division: I don't have a completely up to date for you, but up to a month ago, we've issued approximately 20 laneway suite permits.
Spacing Magazine July 16, 2019 Laneway course
Steven Fudge, Bosley Real Estate Urbaneer "The Laneway Housing Guidelines For The City Of Toronto"
City of Toronto website laneway info links. (Exerpts)
Toronto Building Permits Report, July 2018 (Exerpts) "How does the City Grow?"
EXCERPTS from the Government of Ontario 2017 housing law and regs
Total residential permits issued:
Jan 2019: 1,792
Feb 2019: 1,505
Mar 2019: 2,207
Apr 2019: 2,756
Vancouver, 2013 (CBC)
California (May Warren, the Star, July 16 2019)
Planning and Housing Committee decision re secondary suites March 20, 2019
Planning and Housing Committee agendas
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