From the Tyee: If You can Afford to Rent, You could be a Homeowner

If You Can Afford to Rent, You Could Be a Homeowner

Architect Avi Friedman scoured the globe for new housing forms we could apply in Canada.

Build smaller. Build smarter. “Bend your mind.”

That zen-like advice comes from a Montreal-based architect who’s been dubbed one of the 10 top people worldwide “who will most influence the way we live in the next quarter century” by Wallpaper magazine.

Renowned McGill University professor Avi Friedman sat down with Tyee Solutions Society during last week’s BC Non-Profit Housing Association conference to argue that working and middle class Vancouverites needn’t give up on owning their own home.  Read Full article HERE