Wider doorways and hallways, and washrooms accessible from no-step front entryways are some of the features that could be the norm in Edmonton’s Blatchford neighbourhood.

An accessibility committee asked the city’s executive committee on Tuesday to consider incorporating VisitAble housing standards into a “sizeable portion” of homes in the community, which is under development on the former city centre airport lands.

Visitable housing is the concept of designing homes with easy access features on the main level for everyone, including people with limited mobility.

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