Housing & Property
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We offer incentives for first time homebuyers, as well as a Housing Handbook for all residents. Get information about secondary suites and taking in boarders.
Our Housing Handbook provides information about renting and home ownership. We offer incentive programs for developers interested in building affordable housing projects. We also offer incentives to home owners who want to build suites or take in boarders.
The City will rebate fees for building and plumbing permits, along with a portion of the Legalizing an Existing Suite (LES) Occupancy fee for completed secondary suites. We encourage the creation of new secondary suites as well as the legalizing of existing secondary suites. If you have a spare room and are looking for help paying your mortgage, we also encourage you to consider taking in a student as a boarder.
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