Granny Units - In Apartments?

The City Council of Vancouver recently gave developers the ability to create smaller units attached to condos for buyers to use as rental property.

"Vancouver architect Michael Geller, who pioneered the idea in the UniverCity development at Simon Fraser University, said people should think of them as 'basement suites' or 'mortgage helpers' in the sky.

Just as basement suites allow people to purchase a larger house, Geller explained, secondary condo suites could enable homebuyers to purchase a three-bedroom over a two-bedroom condo."

Full Story: Council OKs ‘mortgage helpers’ in the sky

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Floorplan

One of the buildings with these is called the Novo. Anyone curious to see a floorplan - there is one here at a listing: http://www.sfu-condos.com/listing/image/2571568621.jpg

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