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Little quarters on the run: pair’s journey locate a home for their property strikes dead end

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‘We are making an effort to try everything legitimately about up-and-up and that I think a criminal’

Vancouver area pair Robin and Jenn Sheffield traded their particular full-sized home in factory gulf, simply north of Victoria, for a 280-square-foot selection, merely to face denial all over the place the two tried to put their particular alternative dream home.

The couple come with a minimalist fluctuations, satisfied cheaper, energy-efficient mini-homes can resolve Ontario’s homes emergency, but many B.C. municipalities are certainly not completely ready — or zoned — to enjoy all of them.

“the challenging getting a pioneer, but with luck , a few of the misery that many of us are inclined on will alter the laws,” explained Robin Sheffield, 35.

“we are wishing small home be much more recognized.”

The Sheffields 1st attempted to get a parcel, but that decrease by due to the fact town would not take his or her little household got a real premises. Next the partners attempted to park their brand new, custom built home at a Vancouver isle recreational car or truck park your car this month and once more are turned down, these times as the outfit couldn’t encounter parkland values. (more…)