One more sleep! Our last newsletter before the event. Take a read, and for those coming to the Summit, see you Saturday. The SHBC team
Author: Small Housing BC
Summit Speaker: October 24, 2018
Our latest newsletter featured our program, latest presenter Liz Falletta, as well as our Small Housing Showcase at 800 Robson Street on November 16 through to the 18. Read more at https://mailchi.mp/faaae9e2d0c7/summit-speaker-program-800-robson-st-20-off. The SHBC team
Summit Speaker: September 25, 2018
In case you missed our September 25 newsletter, here it is: https://mailchi.mp/d20d679186c9/summit-speaker-save-50-be-a-presenter-more. Stay informed, sign up for our Summit updates! The SHBC team
Small Housing Summit is live!
On Wednesday, August 15, Small Housing Summit tickets go on sale. Join the small change that’s coming! Download press release here.
Small Housing Summit
This fall, SHBC is organizing Canada’s first small housing conference. We’re calling it the Small Housing Summit. Here’s more on the event and its goals. Hope you can join us! Download one pager.
Communities and SHBC go small to address housing affordability and options
For immediate release — November 2017 Our current housing paradigm is facing challenges from a number of fronts. Local governments are dealing with issues around land availability, housing affordability, the pace of development, impacts on infrastructure and sustainability. This fall, the cities of Maple Ridge and Nelson are rethinking their approach to housing affordability by… Continue reading Communities and SHBC go small to address housing affordability and options
Small Housing Solutions for Vancouver’s Affordability Challenges
“Vancouver can speed up its permitting and approvals systems. It can update zoning regulations to allow smaller homes on smaller, sub-divided lots. It can allow lane way houses and basement units to be sold as well as rented, more condominium micro suites could be allowed. The city can make possible smaller and more affordable three-bedroom… Continue reading Small Housing Solutions for Vancouver’s Affordability Challenges
A new “Vancouver Special”
The YO Home. Engineered small space living.
Clever apartments designed to maximize the use of small spaces Moving parts draw on the wealth of engineering technology taken from fields as diverse as yacht and automotive design, and the mechanics of stage production, allowing the transformation of a 40 square-metre space (the size of a studio or one bedroom apartment) into what feels… Continue reading The YO Home. Engineered small space living.
We’re looking for a research assistant
Small Housing BC is looking for a Research Assistant to assist us with our Natural Capital and Urban Intensification Project. Research Assistant Position The Research Assistant will work on a project to identify “small home” development options for densifying three specific single-family neighbourhoods in North Surrey, in ways that are acceptable to existing neighbours while… Continue reading We’re looking for a research assistant