More affordable housing is coming to Rutland.
YeYe Housing Society, a non-profit headed by Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick, is proposing a 20-unit townhome project at 1028 and 1030 Houghton Road, near Ben Lee Park.
He first unveiled the plan to media in August 2022. Units will be made available to first-time buyers at 75 per cent of the market price.
The design concept for the building includes four purpose-built wheelchair accessible units.
“As this demographic is typically overlooked during new build projects,” state documents submitted to city hall.
Shared amenity spaces include a community garden, play area, BBQ space and lounge.
Since the development is designed to be affordable housing (single parent, couple with fixed income, etc.) the applicant is proposing a reduction in the required number of parking stalls, due to the likelihood each owner will have one or possibly no vehicle.
The applicant is ensuring that at least one stall is provided to each unit.
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