BC Housing has provided the following update:
•Rezoning application has been submitted by BC Housing to the City of Vancouver to build approximately 140 new homes, with support services, for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Vancouver at 2086 and 2098 West 7th Avenue, 2091 West 8th Avenue.
•The new homes would be permanent, affordable rental homes managed by an experienced non-profit housing operator who would provide 24/7 support services to residents including health care, food services, laundry, life skills training, and employment training. The homes would be studio apartments with a private bathroom and kitchen, designed to meet universal accessibility guidelines. The building would include outdoor space amenities such as laundry, a dining area, program space and parking.
•As part of the rezoning process, the City will be hosting a virtual open house where residents can review the plans and provide feedback on the rezoning application.
•You can review the rezoning application submission now and the open house will take place from November 1st to 21st at: https://shapeyourcity.ca/2086-2098-w-7th-ave-and-2091-w-8th-ave
•Deadline to submit comment is October 31st
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