Having a home you can call your very own is one of life’s goals, but these days, buying your own home seems so out of reach for a lot of us that we end up stuck in the rental rut. But a new development in the historic neighbourhood of Bridgeland shines a light on a bright idea that not only makes housing more attainable but teaches valuable life lessons as well.

One of the biggest hurdles to homeownership has always been the down-payment, which — at usually five per cent of the total value of the home — turns out to be an unassailable roadblock to a lot of people, especially the young who are just starting out to live their own lives.

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