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"Soft densification" in Canada

Oliver Waine
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Against the backdrop of a housing crisis, a number of local authorities in Ontario, Canada, have developed policies to encourage the creation of "accessory apartments" or "secondary suites" - in other words, new dwellings within single-family homes. Anastasia Touati analyses the advantages, as well as the ambiguities, of this novel form of residential densification.
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hal-00839539 , version 1 (28-06-2013)


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Anastasia Touati, Oliver Waine. "Soft densification" in Canada: The example of "accessory apartments" in Ontario. Métropolitiques, 2013. ⟨hal-00839539⟩
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