May 22, 2014 11:22 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 22, 2014) - Accessible housing design is an approach to planning, building or renovating a house so that everyone who lives in or visits the home feels safe, welcome and comfortable, including seniors and people with disabilities.
There are many different types of accessible homes, each with their own unique features, floor plans and design elements. To help you decide which option is right for you, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers the following tips on some of the most popular accessible housing designs available on the market today:
For more information
For a free copy of the "About Your House" fact sheet Accessible Housing by Design: House Designs and Floor Plans or for information on any of the other guides, fact sheets and check lists in CMHC's Accessible Housing by Design series, visit our website at www.cmhc.ca or call CMHC at 1-800-668-2642. For over 65 years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has been Canada's national housing agency, and a source of objective, reliable housing information.
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