Secondary suites reform!

Late yesterday, your City Council had the courage to stand up for the right of all citizens to have a safe and decent place to live. This is a big deal. (Check out my post-decision medi... Read More

Mayor Nenshi meets with journalists: Nov. 6, 2017

During a break in a public hearing meeting of City Council, Mayor Naheed Nenshi met with journalists to answer questions about secondary suites, the newly elected mayor of Montreal, Council compe... Read More

Calgary launches secondary suites registry

Mayor Nenshi continues to advocate for safe and legal secondary suites to be allowed throughout Calgary as an important part of addressing our city's housing crisis. A new secondary suites reg... Read More

Applying for a secondary suite made easier with permit exemption

On Sept.1 2015, The City of Calgary is launching an 18-month Development Permit that makes it less expensive, faster and easier for homeowners to develop a legal and safe secondary suite, com... Read More

The Laneway Housing Experience

The laneway housing experience follows two Calgarians through the process to gain approvals from The City of Calgary to legally build a backyard secondary suite to live in. Mattew Ken... Read More

Making it easier to apply for and build a secondary suite

Although secondary suites are not allowed in every community in Calgary*, many Calgarians are able to build a secondary suite in their home. To help citizens do this, The City of Calgary ... Read More