BC Housing, in partnership with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health, will address housing and health needs through a proposed mixed-use development on city-owned land at 1636 Clark Drive and 1321-1395 East 1st Avenue in Vancouver.
Process & Engagement
There will be multiple opportunities for community input during the development application process. The proposed development is subject to a rezoning approval by Vancouver City Council and a development permit approval process. Community members will be notified by mail when the rezoning proposal will go before Council.
Rezoning Application Open House - June 11, 2018
A City of Vancouver rezoning application open house was held on June 11 at Vancouver Community College. Representatives from the City of Vancouver, BC Housing, and Vancouver Coastal Health were on-hand to present information and answer questions. Further information can be found at on the City of Vancouver's rezoning application page for this location.
Comments received up to and including July 20 will be included in a summary report prepared by the City of Vancouver.
Pre-application Open House - April 23, 2018
A pre-application open house was held on April 23 at Vancouver Community College Broadway Campus. Representatives from the City of Vancouver, BC Housing, and Vancouver Coastal Health were on-hand to present information and answer questions. Poster boards from the meeting are available below:
About the Project
The proposed state-of-the-art development is a response to the need for long-term affordable housing, and will include community-centred addictions programs and social enterprise/jobs programs.
- Approximately 60-100 units of affordable rental housing for low to moderate income households to be operated by a non-profit housing provider.
- Specialized health centre providing addictions treatment programs including on-site and out-patient withdrawal management.
- Approximately 20 new beds of short-term transitional housing for clients who have completed treatment.
- City-owned social enterprise program space focusing on Indigenous healing and wellness through employment.
- Academic teaching, research and learning hub to support staff development and knowledge sharing.
- Culturally appropriate services intended to meet the cultural and healing needs of Indigenous community members.
Read more in the East 1st and Clark - Newsletter
VANCOUVER – The Province is working with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health to build approximately 100 affordable rental homes, as well as a new withdrawal management centre for people seeking treatment for addictions.