Real Estate Cage Fight: Restrictive Covenants vs. City Bylaws

Podcast Episode 128: “Secondary Suite Grudge Match.”

Would-be Calgary Landlord Builds Legally-Approved Secondary Suite but Gets Stifled by Restrictive Covenant on Title for Neighbourhood’s Single-Family Dwellings.

And now for the main event! This Real Estate Regulation League title fight is scheduled for five rounds in the heavyweight division. At stake is the Secondary Suite Championship Belt! The reigning, defending, undisputed champion, Restrictive Covenant, is the long-time king of title encumbrances, boasting a hundred-year track record of steamrolling opposition. The challenger is Calgary City Hall, sporting a feisty new bylaw that allows secondary suites in RC-1 zoning areas.

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