Building a Home not a House

Somewhere along the road the construction of a house fell away from the hands of those who would live in it. At some point it was deemed that we could no longer be trusted that it was in our best interest to build a safe and sturdy house. Regulations were brought in along with contractors and codes and the home owner or home dweller was pushed out.

These days you can’t even build a house without getting a piece of paper saying your plan is a good one. By-laws and regulations vary from town to town and province to province but essentially they have all adapted to a convention by which we are now required to build our homes.
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