Paula Gasparro


Canadian Apartment Magazine

Improving safety for elderly tenants

The Canadian population is aging and seniors constitute the fastest-growing age group. This trend is expected to continue for the next several decades due to a below replacement fertility rate, an increase in life expectancy, and the aging of the baby boom generation.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Green roof benefits for buildings

Green roof benefits include better air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved storm water management and economic advantages.
Apartment balconies

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Restoring balcony slabs and railings

Weather damage can severely damage balcony slabs and railings. CMCH's Gasparro outlines the repairs required at one Ottawa apartment.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Making a building more accessible

Landlords should follow these six tips to ensure their building's interior space is accessible to everyone.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rainwater harvesting saves money

Is rainwater harvesting an effective way to reduce water bills and demands on local infrastructure? CMHC's Paula Gasparro weighs in.