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Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...legal laneway homes in these older areas of Toronto where narrow alleys are commonplace, Mr. Johnston has confirmed that that requirement has now been relaxed t...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

Living in a Tiny House in California is getting easier all the time. The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors recently voted 5-0 in favor of ordinances to le...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...legal residences, take a look at this MRSC Insight blog post about Legalizing the Tiny House. The New Washington Tiny House Legislation: The new Washington ...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...legal Tiny Houses in Toronto from May 2020. Now we just heard that the laws for siting tiny homes on wheels in San Jose, California is to be updated too, great ...

Home Energy labeling, Impact of Mandatory labels on Real Estate prices US Canada
Real estate

The North American Property market faces a ticking timebomb - Mandatory energy labeling - and here's what to do about it

...legal standard a builder is allowed to achieve) are not only woefully inadequate when it comes to Energy Efficiency, but they generally have poor Indoor Air Qua...