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New Seniors' Residence Complex Inaugurated by Non-Profit Collaboration June 21, 2017
In the hopes of improving the supply of residential units that cater to the needs of the elderly, two non-profit entities, The Rekai Centers and Options for Homes have partnered with each other and launched a new purpose-built community in downtown Toronto.
Construction Rises Above Grade at The Village by Main Station June 19, 2017
As gradual intensification continues in Toronto's Danforth Village, new developments are popping up throughout the east end neighbourhood. Just to the south of Danforth Avenue, construction is progressing at The Village by Main Station, a Page + Steele / IBI Group-designed condominium by private non-profit developer Options for Homes.
Long Term Care & Affordable Condos Coming to West Don Lands June 16, 2017
The Province of Ontario recently announced that it will be supporting Cherry Place, a mixed long term care centre and affordable housing project in a joint development by The Rekai Centres and Options for Homes in Toronto's West Don Lands. Following extensive negotiations with the City of Toronto, Rekai Centres (a non-profit long-term care housing organization), and Options for Homes (a non-profit condominium developer), are set to transform a piece of undeveloped land at Cherry Street north of front Front Street.
New seniors' residence complex inaugurated in downtown Toronto June 15, 2017
In a bid to improve the supply of residential units catering to the needs of Canada's aging population, two non-profit entities have entered into a partnership and launched a new purpose-built community in downtown Toronto.
Toronto turning to combination condo, long-term care home to help seniors stay downtown June 14, 2017
Building not designed yet, but organizations behind it hope it will be open by 2020
Developers eye new models for affordable urban housing June 1, 2017
This fall, Options for Homes, the 23-year-old affordable ownership developer, will launch its latest venture – a 230-unit, 21-storey condo tower in the Weston Village area. At least 10 per cent of the apartments are earmarked as three-bedroom suites.
With a wave of seniors coming, why many are choosing to 'age in place' in Toronto condos May 25, 2017
Downsizing seniors are moving into Toronto condos and overcoming challenges by creating communities.
Toronto's hot real estate market puts affordable housing at risk May 24, 2017
The builders of affordable housing in the Toronto area are concerned that the region's hot real estate market could put their ability to offer homes to lower-income residents at risk.
In search of a stranger to share a home purchase April 10, 2017
When a house in their Leslieville neighbourhood sold this year for $1.2-million – nearly double the $695,000 asking price – Toronto residents Andy Stark and his wife, Sylvia Proano (below), found themselves wondering what many renters in the city are also pondering these days.
Can't afford a home? Buy with a friend, or maybe even a stranger March 22, 2017
Creative solutions to unattainable house prices, such as $60K in down payment support.
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