LMC “Slam Dunk” at Public Hearing

On April 11, 2017 Little Mountain Cohousing went before the Mayor and City Counselors for our public hearing.  After roughly fifteen minutes of discussion, including some very encouraging statements from the Mayor, we passed with unanimous approval.  One more milestone reached! http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/04/12/vancouvers-second-cohousing-development-gets-green-light.html

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Things looking up for city’s second co-housing complex

Author: Naoibh O’Connor (@naoibh) Publish Date: November 22, 2016 11:24 AM Publication: Vancouver Courier Original Article: http://www.vancourier.com/news/things-looking-up-for-city-s-second-co-housing-complex-1.3076547 Jack Brondwin’s “family” will soon grow by double digits. At age 70, he’s gearing up to move into Vancouver’s second cohousing complex — a 25-unit building that, if approved following a public hearing early next…

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LMC Passes Urban Design Panel!

The Little Mountain Cohousing project has achieved another important milestone in the rezoning process.  On November 09, 2016 the project was brought before the city’s Urban Design Panel and passed with almost unanimous support (one vote dissenting).  The next phase will involve taking the written comments of the panel under…

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SFU Public Square: Is Cohousing One Piece of Our Housing Puzzle?

SFU Public Square is holding a panel discussion on the topic of cohousing in Vancouver.  Presenters include Vancouver Cohousing Co-founder and resident Ericka Stephens-Rennie, development consultant and urban planner Michael Mortensen, who is attracted to the concept; and real estate development consultant Herb Auerbach, ‘who likes to look at things holistically.’ WHEN: Thu, 06 Oct…

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Second cohousing development in Vancouver planned in Riley Park neighbourhood

Author: Carlito Pablo (@carlitopablo) Publish Date: September 14, 2016 09:40 AM Publication: Georgia Straight Original Article: http://www.straight.com/news/780811/second-cohousing-development-vancouver-planned-riley-park-neighbourhood   A collaborative housing model started in Denmark is taking hold in Vancouver. Called cohousing, it puts future neighbours together in the planning, construction, and management of a multifamily development. In March this year, residents of the…

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