TVM Terraces is a brand new building built under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program. Construction was completed; initial occupancy took place in April 2012. The building is built to a very high standard of energy efficiency, with each unit having its own internal furnace for maximum comfort and control. The building is fully accessible. All doorways are 36″, and the building is serviced with an elevator. All kitchens and bathrooms have extensive accessibility features built in. Coin-op laundry machines are front loading for full accessibility as well.
Special accessibility features include:
Lowered kitchen counter tops, cover-drain shallow kitchen sinks, in-counter cooktops, side-opening wall-mounted ovens, freezer bottom swing-door refrigerators, lowered light switches, raised electrical outlets, roll-in showers, raised commodes, ceiling fans throughout, power assist remote controlled suite entry, extra wide hallways, 5 foot min turning radius in all hallways, bathrooms bedrooms ad kitchens and visual and audible fire alarm systems.
TVM Terraces is a Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Project. Rents are maintained at discounted levels, and all tenants must meet a maximum income threshold as set for the City of Peterborough.