By: Carol Austin

Legal Requirements for a Basement Apartment

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People often ask us how to know whether a basement apartment is considered “legal.” And, if it is not, how they can make it legal. You should never claim that your house has a legal basement apartment unless you know that it complies fully with all applicable fire codes, building codes, Electrical Safety Authority regulations, and zoning and housing standards by-laws. If you are renov...Read More