Homebuyers enticed by new condos, Union Pearson Express
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
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.
Mayor John Tory helps new homeowners move in at Danforth Village Estates.
This season, the CBC Sunday Edition explores Canada's housing crisis in a series called Home Truths.
An alternative financing model is opening doors to starter homes – and demand has never been higher.
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.