Halifax Regional Council approves rules for secondary and backyard suites

Will it fix the affordable housing problem in HRM? Probably not. Can it help? We’ll see.

H alifax Regional Council has unanimously approved the bylaw and planning rule amendments to allow secondary and backyard suites in homes across HRM. In a virtual public hearing on September 1, Jillian MacLellan, a planner with HRM explained that a secondary suite is a separate dwelling section within a home or in simpler terms, a basement, and a backyard suite is a building separated from the home but still within the same property.…
Source: The Coast News