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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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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Living With Your Neighbours

Settling onto his couch with a coffee in hand, Jack Brondwin surveys his comfortable, modest-sized apartment in the century-old heritage home he owns on West 12th Avenue. The house, located near city hall, is within walking distance of shops, transit and parks.

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