Toronto needs to think outside the box — or the condo tower — when it comes to solving its housing challenges. Put another way: "It's time to hack the condo model," says the executive director of the Ryerson City Building Institute.
City needs to implement solutions to housing crunch 'as swiftly as possible,' report says
Homebuyers enticed by new condos, Union Pearson Express
Today, on a beautiful warm September morning, a crowd gathered to witness the first stage in the building of The Humber, an Options For Homes condominium – a symbolic demolition of the existing buildings on the site.
Canadians across the country are closely watching the countdown to the legalization of cannabis this summer, with many businesses clamouring to join the multi-billion dollar pot industry. A Toronto housing developer, however, is bucking the trend by selling the GTA's first "smokeless" condominium.
A forthcoming residential building along the Humber River is promising that, when complete, it will be the first-ever completely smokeless condo building in the GTA.
Located at Lawrence and Weston, the 22-storey building will restrict tobacco and cannabis smoking in all areas – but vaping is allowed
A response to our blog on WestonWeb.ca! "Readers, do you agree? What did they miss? I'd like to correct the 15 minute time to Union – it's actually 14 minutes and while we're timing things, 11 to Pearson and only 6 minutes to Bloor." - Weston Web
Smoking at the Humber to be restricted to e-cigarettes. Once it's built, Options for Homes' residential development "the Humber" will be the first of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area.
Award-winning Options for Homes has housed 3,500 residents in 10 GTA projects, built with financing assistance, over the past 25 years.