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Richmond - Elmbridge Way Supportive Housing

Project Overview

The City of Richmond and BC Housing are partnering to build 40 units of supportive housing that will be operated by RainCity Housing.

architectual renders of BC Housing sel-container modular housing
Status
Approved
Phase
In Development
Date of Completion
Spring 2019
Location
Richmond

Process & Engagement

Open House - February 28, 2018

Representatives from City of Richmond, BC Housing and RainCity Housing were on-hand to present information and answer questions. Poster boards from that meeting are available below.

Attendees also had the opportunity to provide feedback to the City of Richmond through LetsTalkRichmond.ca.

Please visit the City of Richmond’s Rapid Response to Homelessness page for more information on the consultation process and up-coming community forums.

About the Project

The City of Richmond, BC Housing, and RainCity Housing are working together to address the city’s urgent need for supportive housing and support services for individuals who are experiencing, or most at risk of experiencing, homelessness.

The proposed 40-unit modular housing project is part of the Rapid Response to Homelessness Program. The three-storey building is proposed to be located on land owned by the City of Richmond at 7300 Elmbridge Way for up to five years.

The housing will be managed by RainCity Housing, an experienced and professional supportive housing operator. Support services would include breakfast and a hot meal each day, life-skills training, and access to primary health and mental health services.

This type of housing fills a housing gap in Richmond for individuals seeking to leave the shelter system or streets, and aims to move people towards housing independence and an improved quality of life.

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Contact Information

Please send questions and comments to affordablehousing@richmond.ca