Social and co-op housing

Developments with social housing components and co-operative housing, supported by various levels of government in the City of Vancouver.

Rendering of new rental apartments in Gastown

New Gastown rental apartments planned for West Hastings

A surface parking lot in Gastown across from the Woodwards development will soon be home to 132 new apartment rentals. Holborn has applied to the city...
Mirabel by Marcon presales

Two new condo towers coming to Davie Street

Two new condo towers are coming to Davie Street, replacing two rental apartment buildings between Jervis and Broughton. Marcon Developments is planning two new condo...
Westbank New Fountain Blood Alley redevelopment

Blood Alley in Gastown to get makeover

Blood Alley in Gastown is set to receive a makeover with the redevelopment of two heritage buildings on Cordova Street in a unique partnership...
Rendering of the exterior of the shipping container housing by Atira.

Shipping container homes coming to Downtown Eastside

A unique new social housing development constructed with recycled shipping containers will soon be coming to the Downtown Eastside. Each studio unit will be made up of two 8'x20' container units. The two bedroom units will be constructed with three shipping containers.

Kettle Boffo

First look at Kettle Boffo tower on Commercial Drive

Only on Commercial Drive could a proposed 12 storey building with new social housing and space for a cherished non-profit society generate so much controversy.

But the Boffo Kettle project is being fought tooth and nail by organizers of the No Venables Tower coalition, who have collected over 3,500 signatures on a petition opposing the development. I don't know if I would call 12 storeys a tower, it's more of a mid rise. But let's face it, "no tower" sounds sexier, and definitely more controversial.

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