Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Housing Affordability by Design is about designing, building and renovating housing to be adaptable, durable, functional, resource-efficient and cost-effective.
can easily be modified to meet our changing
needs and reduce future renovation costs.
use less energy and resources, reducing
operating and municipal infrastructure costs.
built or renovated with materials that promote
longer life, reducing capital replacement costs.
provide quality living conditions while keeping
costs down through wiser use of space.
research concerning highrises and multiples construction, operation, maintenance and repair.