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Secondary Suites In Canada

Secondary Suites In Canada

What are secondary suites?

The term “secondary suite” is generally used to describe a self-contained dwelling unit with its own kitchen and bathroom, which is separate from the principal dwelling in a house. It can be located either within the principal dwelling or in an accessory building on the same lot as the principal dwelling. These units are also known as “accessory apartments” and “in-law suites.” 

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Garage/Garden/Secondary Suite Grants In Edmonton – Alberta Cornerstones

Garage/Garden/Secondary Suite Grants In Edmonton – Alberta Cornerstones: 

Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing 

Affordable housing needs in Edmonton are significant and growing. Access to safe, adequate and affordable housing is fundamental to the physical, economic and social well being of individuals, families and communities.

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Cornerstone II: Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing

Cornerstone II: Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing

Cornerstones II Grant Program: Information Guide and Application Form

  • Building a New Secondary Suite in a New Home
  • Building a New Secondary Suite in an Existing Home
  • Building a New Garage or Garden Suite

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Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA)

Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA)


Manitoba Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA) provides financial assistance towards the purchase of qualifying new or recently renovated properties in targeted areas of Winnipeg. Manitoba Housing assists in providing affordable housing for low-income Manitobans through a variety of programs. Funding for the Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program falls under the HOMEWorks! initiative which focuses on inner-city revitalization including housing for refugees and immigrants, older Manitobans, urban Aboriginals, northern Manitobans and those who are homeless.

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Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program

Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program

HOMEWorks! is the first pillar of Manitoba’s new, affordable
income housing strategy, HOUSINGFirst.

Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program is a $104.5 million, three-year fund to increase the supply of affordable housing in Manitoba through:

• support for the new rental housing, housing
co-operatives and home ownership
• down payment assistance to home buyers
• rent supplements
• renovation options for northern
remote communities

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Garden Suites in Canada

Garden Suites in Canada

Garden Suites in Canada means a single-storey Accessory Dwelling, which is located in a building separate from the principal Use which is Single Detached Housing. Garden Suites in Canada have cooking facilities, food preparation, sleeping and sanitary facilities which are separate from those of the principal dwelling located on the Site. Canadian professional real estate investors use Garden Suites in Canada to create more affordable housing for seniors as well as disable Canadians.

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