Phase three of the Oakridge redevelopment by Westbank and QuadReal includes social housing and a five-storey community centre.
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.
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 […]
Only projects with 100 per cent social or supportive housing will be considered under interim rezoning policy The City of Vancouver wants to curb land speculation along the Broadway Corridor, ahead of the extension of the Millennium SkyTrain line westward to Arbutus Street — and eventually, UBC. The city is developing a new plan for […]
While Vancouver waits for its new art gallery, the City of Vancouver is hoping the parking lot on Cambie Street between Dunsmuir and West Georgia can help alleviate the city’s homelessness crisis. The city has mailed out a notification card to Crosstown residents, advising that the parking lot at 688 Cambie Street is being considered […]
The Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is proposing a new Women and Family Recovery & Housing Centre with 63 social housing units. The seven-storey mixed-use building will replace an existing facility at the corner of East Cordova and Princess Street that currently houses 15 transitional housing units as part of the UGM’s Sanctuary […]
A 13-storey affordable housing development on East Hastings Street, on the former site of the United We Can bottle depot, is ready to open its doors to its first residents. The building, named Olivia Skye, consists of 198 studio and junior one-bedroom suites. Fifty-two of the units rent at B.C.’s welfare shelter rate, 68 units rent […]
Vancouver’s newest housing co-op opened Monday in the Olympic Village, bringing an additional 135 units to market. The 15-storey Railyard Housing Co-op was developed by Concert Properties as part of its “The Creek” market condominium development. The co-op is targeting a mix of tenants, from singles and couples to families with children. There are 44 […]