The location of the tower has been shifted 21 metres north from the original application, to help reduce any shadowing on a nearby park, as well as mitigating impacts to views from adjacent residential towers.
Social and co-op housing in Vancouver
Developments with social housing components and co-operative housing, supported by various levels of government in the City of Vancouver.
Kingsway and Windsor in East Vancouver will soon see the addition of a 12-storey apartment building with 88 social housing units.
An 11-storey social housing building with an integrated healing centre is slated for the corner of East Hastings and Columbia in the Downtown Eastside.
A surface parking lot at Main and Powell on the edge of Gastown will soon be home to six-storeys of micro-dwellings.
A slender, seven-storey building with social housing and market rental is planned for East Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside.
Phase three of the Oakridge redevelopment by Westbank and QuadReal includes social housing and a five-storey community centre.
Construction is underway at East 6th and Main Street on a 9-storey project with 145 affordable rental apartments, most of which will be rented at 30 per cent below Vancouver’s median household income.
A dramatic design for a 60-storey tower designed by IBI Group overlooking Nelson Park in the West End has been unveiled.
The federal government is kicking in $150,000 to begin planning for a women-led housing project in Hastings Sunrise, but nearby business owners say the land is theirs.
The Union Gospel Mission broke ground on the largest expansion in 78 years, at the site of its $35.5 million new ‘Women and Families Centre.’
Onni Group has applied to rezone their property at East Hastings and Clark Drive in east Vancouver with a mix of market and social housing.
A major new development is proposed for the Royal Towers site in New Westminster, across from City Hall, with building heights up to 40 storeys and over 900 units. Domus Homes is in the pre-application stages of the new development, designed by IBI Architects. It will include two towers (40 storeys and 36 storeys), connected […]
Two proposed non-market housing developments in the Downtown Eastside will add a total 75 new units to the neighbourhood around Oppenheimer Park. DYS Architecture has designed a six-storey building for the Lookout Housing and Health Society at 545 East Cordova Street, across from the Union Gospel Mission recovery centre, which will soon be redeveloped and […]
The federal and provincial governments are partnering with Kekinow Native Housing Society and the City of Surrey to build 73 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous people. The new building, named “Sohkeyah” (meaning Robin’s Nest), is the first of a two-phase redevelopment that will replace 33 existing three-bedroom townhouse units with 176 new rental homes […]
A new addictions treatment centre and affordable housing complex on city-owned land at East 1st Avenue and Clark Drive will go to an open house June 11th. The 131,234 sq ft., eight-storey mixed-use building will include: 60-100 units of affordable rental housing 54,896 sq ft. healthcare facility providing addictions treatment programs including on-site and out-patient […]