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Vancouver TMH Sites

 
Comparative Site Information for
Temporary Modular Housing for Homeless

 
Eye on Norquay will continue to update this listing of sites.
Information resource established 19 Dec 2017.  Last updated: 18 January 2018

 
See also  Information Resources on Temporary Modular Housing for Homeless in Vancouver

 
      Site Map for TMH Keyed to Descriptions Below
 

 

 
Zoning from VanMap

CIS = Community Information Session(s)
 


  Sequence No:  1
         Site:  220 Terminal Avenue
 News release:  28 Sept 2016  [ Notification: 7 October 2016]
 News release:  16 February 2017
     Operator:  [publicly unnamed]  …  City of Vancouver. Nonmarket Housing Dept.
                Wendy Stueck obtains info on 18 Jan 2018
       Zoning:  FC-2
Displaced Use:  Solefoods Ltd
Configuration:  40 units in one building
     CIS Date:  [Demonstration project]
      Opened :  16 February 2017



  Sequence No:  2
         Site:  650 West 57th Avenue (Marpole) / 7430-7460 Heather Street
 News release:  26 October 2017
     Operator:  Community Builders Group
       Zoning:  RT-2
Displaced Use:  Not Known
Configuration:  78 units in two 39-unit buildings
     CIS Date:  2 & 6 November 2017
      Opened :  



  Sequence No:  3 [with 4]
         Site:  1115-1131-1141 Franklin Street
 News release:  8 November 2017
     Operator:  PHS Community Services Society
       Zoning:  M-2 [Industrial to General Urban on 6 Dec 2017]
Displaced Use:  Sugar Mountain Tent City
Configuration:  38 to 52 units in one building
     CIS Date:  7 December 2017
       Opened: 



  Sequence No:  4 [with 3]
         Site:  501 Powell Street
 News release:  8 November 2017
     Operator:  PHS Community Services Society
       Zoning:  DEOD
Displaced Use:  Community farm & street market
Configuration:  38 to 52 units in one building
     CIS Date:  7 December 2017
       Opened: 



  Sequence No:  5
         Site:  4410 Kaslo Street (Norquay)
 News release:  1 December 2017
     Operator:  Atira Women's Resource Society
       Zoning:  CD-1
Displaced Use:  Community garden
Configuration:  50 units in one building
     CIS Date:  13 & 14 December 2017
       Opened:  



  Sequence No:  6
         Site:  595-599 West 2nd Avenue  [VanMap shows only 525/599]
 News release:  5 January 2018
     Operator:  ???
       Zoning:  FCCDD
Displaced Use:  Parking lot
Configuration:  50 units in one building
     CIS Date:  30 January 2018
       Opened: 


 

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Written by eyeonnorquay

9 December 2017 at 11:57 am

TMH Information Resources

 
Information Resources on
Temporary Modular Housing for
Homeless in Vancouver

 
Eye on Norquay will continue to add to the selection of citations listed below.
Ordering is reverse chronological, with newest at top.
Resource established 9 December 2017.  Last updated: 18 January 2018

 
See also  Vancouver TMH Sites

 
City of Vancouver Web Site for Temporary Modular Housing  (ongoing)
http://vancouver.ca/people-programs/temporary-modular-housing.aspx

Note: Drop-down menus provide information for specific sites. Specific site information provided there is not reproduced below. From 14 December 2017 to 3/4 January 2018 City of Vancouver failed to provide information for the Kaslo / 29th Avenue SkyTrain site, in spite of repeated requests made by more than one person through multiple channels, starting with Eye on Norquay email sent at 10:34 pm on 14 December 2017.

 
 
Other City of Vancouver Materials

 
Kaslo / 29th Avenue SkyTrain Site

Draft Operations Management Plan, 4410 Kaslo Street, Vancouver — Rapid Response to Homelessness, Temporary Modular Housing  /  Atira Women’s Resource Society  (13-14 Dec 2017)
[scanned pdf of six-page document provided at Community Information Sessions]

City of Vancouver News: 4410 Kaslo Street planned as next site for temporary modular housing  (1 Dec 2017)
http://vancouver.ca/news-calendar/4410-kaslo-street-planned-as-next-site-for-temporary-modular-housing.aspx

Norquay School News — Advertisement  (December 2017)
http://go.vsb.bc.ca/schools/norquay/Publications/December%202017%20Newsletter.pdf


Marpole Site

Five Community Advisory Committee documents of 12 January 2018
with deadline to apply of 19 January 2018

Invitation Letter
Terms of Reference (English)
Terms of Reference (Chinese)
Application Form (English)
Application form (Chinese)

 
 
Temporary Modular Housing

Council Agenda: Item 7. TEXT AMENDMENTS: Amendments to Official Development Plans to Add Temporary Modular Housing as a Permitted Use  (6 Dec 2017)
Council Agenda: Item 8. TEXT AMENDMENT: Amendments to the Regional Context Statement Official Development Plan By-law To Facilitate the Development of Temporary Modular Housing  (6 Dec 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20171206/phea20171206ag.htm

Council Report: Amendments to Official Development Plans to Add Temporary Modular Housing as a Permitted Use  (14 Nov 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20171114/documents/p10.pdf

Council Report: Temporary Modular Housing Contract Approval  (4 Oct 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20171004/documents/pspc2.pdf

Council Agenda: Item 2. Temporary Modular Housing Definition And Regulations: Proposed Amendments To Existing City-Owned Cd-1 Sites, And Design Guidelines  (13 Dec 2016)
Includes: Policy Report, Staff Presentation, Summary and Recommendation, and Memorandum
http://council.vancouver.ca/20161213/phea20161213ag.htm

Council Presentation: Modular Housing Initiative – Update to Council  (17 May 2016)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20160517/documents/rr2presentation.pdf

 
Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency

Council Report: Proposed Amendment to Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency Ltd. (VAHA) Governance Structure  (28 Nov 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20171128/documents/a10.pdf

Council Presentation: Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency – Update to Council  (31 May 2016)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20160531/documents/rr2presentation.pdf

Council Presentation: Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency Progress Report  (10 June 2015)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20150610/documents/cfsc1_presentation.pdf

Council Agenda: Item 2. Creation of Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency  (8 July 2014)
Includes: Administrative Report, Staff Presentation
http://council.vancouver.ca/20140708/regu20140708ag.htm

In Camera Administrative Report: Creation of Housing Authority  (10 June 2014)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20140610/documents/icre-CreationofHousingAuthority_R.pdf

 
General

Council Agenda: Item 1. Housing Vancouver Strategy (2018 – 2027) and 3-Year Action Plan (2018 – 2020)  (28 Nov 2017)
Includes: Policy Report, Staff Presentation
http://council.vancouver.ca/20171128/regu20171128ag.htm

Council Report: Zoning and Development By-law No. 3575 – Amendment to the General Regulations to Delegate Discretionary Relaxation Powers to Expedite the Delivery of Low Cost Housing for Persons Receiving Assistance  (26 July 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20170726/documents/pspc-UrgentBusiness1.pdf

Council Presentation: Presentation – Housing Vancouver Update – Part II – Addressing Vancouver’s Lower Income and Homeless Residents  (26 July 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20170726/documents/pspc1-Presentation.pdf

Council Presentation: Housing Vancouver Update Presentation to City Council  (25 July 2017)
http://council.vancouver.ca/20170725/documents/regurr1presentation.pdf

Memorandum: Staffing Update – Housing Policy Group to move to Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability  (30 Mar 2017)
http://vancouver.ca/files/cov/2017-03-30-staffing-update-housing-policy-group-to-move-to-planning-urban-design-sustainability.pdf

Council Agenda: Item 1. Vancouver Housing and Homelessness Strategy Reset – Housing Vancouver Emerging Directions  (28 Mar 2017)
Includes: Administrative Report, Staff Presentation
http://council.vancouver.ca/20170328/regu20170328ag.htm

Council Agenda: Item 1. 2015 Housing and Homelessness Strategy Report Card: Part Two  (31 May 2016)
Includes: Administrative Report, Staff Presentation
http://council.vancouver.ca/20160531/regu20160531ag.htm

Council Agenda: Item 2. 2015 Housing and Homelessness Strategy Report Card – Part 1  (17 May 2016)
Includes: Administrative Report, Staff Presentation
http://council.vancouver.ca/20160517/regu20160517ag.htm

 
News:  Kaslo / 29th Avenue SkyTrain Site

Penny Daflos / Kendra Mangione. Security present at meeting on homeless housing.
CTV News Vancouver (14 Dec 2017)
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/security-present-at-meeting-on-homeless-housing-1.3722017

Saša Lakić. Collingwood residents want more info on modular housing. Vancouver Courier (14 Dec 2017)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/collingwood-residents-want-more-info-on-modular-housing-1.23123169

Nadia Stewart. Kaslo modular housing fight (video). Global News (8 Dec 2017)
https://globalnews.ca/video/3906973/kaslo-modular-housing-fight

Charlie Smith. City and B.C. Housing to host open houses before creating modular housing on Powell, Franklin, and Kaslo streets. Georgia Straight (3 Dec 2017)
https://www.straight.com/news/1003406/city-and-bc-housing-host-open-houses-creating-modular-housing-powell-franklin-and-kaslo

Mike Howell. City identifies another site for homeless housing in Vancouver. Vancouver Courier (1 Dec 2017)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/city-identifies-another-site-for-homeless-housing-in-vancouver-1.23110397

 
News:  Marpole Site

Jen St. Denis. Lawsuit to halt homeless housing in Marpole dismissed. Vancouver Metro (18 Jan 2018)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2018/01/18/lawsuit-to-halt-homeless-housing-in-marpole-dismissed.html

Melody Ma. The missing story of the Marpole Temporary Modular Housing protest. (28 Dec 2017)
https://medium.com/@melodyma/the-missing-story-of-the-marpole-temporary-modular-housing-protest-cb4f3ddb3117

Xiao Xu. Vancouver residents push back against modular-housing development for homeless. Globe and Mail (26 Dec 2017)
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/vancouver-residents-push-back-against-modular-housing-development-for-the-homeless/article37431931/

Jessica Kerr. Marpole residents ask for judicial review of modular housing. Vancouver Courier (8 Dec 2017)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/marpole-residents-ask-for-judicial-review-of-modular-housing-1.23117645

Ashifa Kassam. Vancouver protesters ordered to stop blocking homeless housing project. Guardian (6 Dec 2017)
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/06/vancouver-canada-homeless-project-protest-court

Ana Rose Walkey. B.C. Supreme Court orders end to Vancouver modular-housing protest. Globe and Mail (5 Dec 2017)
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-supreme-court-orders-end-to-vancouver-housing-protest/article37219138/

Mike Howell. Marpole housing complex for homeless to open in February. Vancouver Courier (28 Nov 2017)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/marpole-housing-complex-for-homeless-to-open-in-february-1.23106360

Dan Fumano / Patrick Johnston. Marpole modular housing permit receives conditional approval. Vancouver Sun (27 Nov 2017)
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/marpole-temporary-modular-housing-development-permit-receives-conditional-approval

Travis Lupick. Modular housing for low-income residents approved for Marpole despite neighbourhood opposition. Georgia Straight (27 Nov 2017)
https://www.straight.com/news/1000686/modular-housing-low-income-residents-approved-marpole-despite-neighbourhood-opposition

Jen St. Denis. Marpole students speak up in support of housing for homeless. Vancouver Metro (15 Nov 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/11/15/marpole-students-speak-up-in-support-of-housing-for-homeless.html

Jen St. Denis. A call for compassion in Marpole, where housing for homeless is planned. Vancouver Metro (8 Nov 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/11/08/a-call-for-compasion-in-marpole.html

Mike Hager. Disputed Vancouver project to house homeless will proceed, mayor says. Globe and Mail (6 Nov 2017)
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/disputed-vancouver-project-to-house-homeless-will-proceed-mayor-says/article36858453/

Jen St. Denis. Marpole site chosen for Vancouver’s second modular housing. Vancouver Metro (26 Oct 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/10/26/marpole-site-for-vancouver-s-second-modular-housing.html

 
News:  General and Other

Wendy Stueck. Key Vancouver social housing project averaged only two police calls per month. Globe and Mail (16 Jan 2018)
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/key-vancouver-social-housing-project-averaged-only-two-police-calls-per-month/article37615913/

Mike Howell. Six months later, no housing for homeless. Vancouver Courier (9 Jan 2018)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/six-months-later-no-housing-for-homeless-1.23139548

Wanyee Li. Vancouver proposes modular housing near Olympic Village area. Vancouver Metro (7 Jan 2018)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2018/01/07/modular-housing-proposed-near-vancouver-s-olympic-village-area.html

Saša Lakić. Modular housing projects provide ‘a place to call home.’ Vancouver Courier (8 Dec 2017)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/modular-housing-projects-provide-a-place-to-call-home-1.23117683

Charlie Smith. City and B.C. Housing to host open houses before creating modular housing on Powell, Franklin, and Kaslo streets. Georgia Straight (3 Dec 2017)
https://www.straight.com/news/1003406/city-and-bc-housing-host-open-houses-creating-modular-housing-powell-franklin-and-kaslo

Dan Fumano. With more modular housing coming, city looks to learn from Marpole backlash. Vancouver Sun (14 Nov 2017)
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/dan-fumano-despite-opposition-in-kerrisdale-and-marpole-expect-more-housing-action-from-city-hall

Jean Swanson. Tax the rich with a Mansion Tax. Georgia Straight (6 Oct 2017)
https://www.straight.com/news/977946/jean-swanson-tax-rich-mansion-tax

Stephanie Ip. Vancouver city council awards contract to build 600 modular homes. Vancouver Sun (5 Oct 2017)
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/vancouver-city-council-awards-contract-to-build-600-modular-homes

Jen St. Denis. Vancouver to announce homeless modular housing sites soon. Vancouver Metro (4 Oct 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/10/04/vancouver-to-announce-homeless-modular-housing-sites-soon.html

Jesse Ferreras / Nadia Stewart. 40 modular housing units. 600 more coming. Still not enough for Vancouver’s homeless: critics. Global News (20 Sept 2017)
https://globalnews.ca/news/3760320/modular-housing-vancouver/

Cheryl Chan. Vancouver wants more modular housing built to help homeless. Vancouver Sun (26 July 2017)
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/vancouver-wants-more-modular-housing-built-to-help-homeless

Carlito Pablo. City of Vancouver aims for more temporary modular housing to take in poor people. Georgia Straight (26 July 2017)
https://www.straight.com/news/940976/city-vancouver-aims-more-temporary-modular-housing-take-poor-people

Katie Hyslop. ‘Modular’ one-person homes fill a need in Vancouver. Tyee (17 Feb 2017)
https://thetyee.ca/News/2017/02/17/Modular-One-Person-Homes-Vancouver/

Jen St. Denis. Vancouver’s modular housing not as inexpensive as it seems, argues real estate broker. Vancouver Metro (9 Jan 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/01/09/vancouver-modular-housing-not-as-cheap-as-it-looks.html

Jean Swanson. Unpacking government claims about homelessness. Georgia Straight (20 June 2016)
https://www.straight.com/news/721261/jean-swanson-unpacking-government-claims-about-homelessness

 
News:  Poor Doors

Jen St. Denis. City planners to review separate entrances for social housing units. Vancouver Metro (4 Dec 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/12/04/city-to-look-at-poor-doors.html

Jon Azpiri. ‘Poor doors’ and ‘poor playgrounds’: Vancouver development criticized for divisions between condos, social housing. Global News (27 Nov 2017)
https://globalnews.ca/news/3884276/poor-doors-and-poor-playgrounds-vancouver-development-criticized-for-divisions-between-condos-social-housing/

Jen St. Denis. West End condo would not only have “poor door,” but poor playground. Vancouver Metro (23 Nov 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/11/23/west-end-condo-would-not-only-have-poor-door-but-poor-playground.html

Naibh O’Connor. Vancouver housing activist slams ‘poor doors.’ Vancouver Courier (6 May 2015)
http://www.vancourier.com/news/vancouver-housing-activist-slams-poor-doors-1.1926603

Andrea Woo. Vancouver developer accused of using ‘poor door’ for low-income residents. Globe and Mail (5 May 2015)
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/vancouver-developer-accused-of-using-poor-door-for-low-income-residents/article24272511/
 
 

Written by eyeonnorquay

9 December 2017 at 11:55 am