Located at 124 Dunlevy Avenue, Roddan Lodge will provide 213 units of affordable housing with an average size of 330 square feet. Each unit has a three-piece bathroom. The previous building in the same location had 140 units with an average size of 176 square feet with common showers.
The Evelyne Saller Centre has been relocated to this building. The centre provides a variety of services to low-income and at-risk adults living in the Downtown Eastside and includes a low-cost cafeteria, free showers, and laundry service. The Centre hosts a variety of recreational programs both within and outside.
Ronald McDonald House
After seven years of planning and two years of construction, the new Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon (RMH BC), for which Kane Consulting provided LEED Project Management services, opened on July 7, 2014. RMH BC has been helping families that travel to Vancouver in search of life-saving treatment for their seriously ill children since 1983. The new house can accommodate 73 families each night — 60 more families per night than the previous house.
This new facility has been awarded LEED Gold certification. Sustainable features include on-site renewable energy generation and energy efficient lighting.
Salvation Army – Gateway of Hope
The Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope is a modern, state of the art facility for the homeless and at-risk population in Langley, B.C. The three-storey development provides 30 emergency shelter beds and 25 supportive independent living transitional beds for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness in the community. But the facility offers more than shelter.
The building has an extensive recycling program addressing conventional waste streams. In addition, they have an extensive program addressing the commercial kitchen waste streams including organics. Also, over 53% of the site area has been restored with native/adaptive vegetation.
Vancouver Firehall No. 5 and YWCA Housing
Fire Hall No. 5 (located at East 54th Avenue and Kerr Street) is being replaced with a new, more efficient structure built to LEED™ Gold standards. The new firehall will include a new training room that supports the community with CPR and first aid courses, blood pressure clinics, and training for volunteer emergency groups. There will also be thirty-one suites of social housing for women-led single parent families. The social housing will be managed by YWCA Metro Vancouver
The Fire Hall No. 5 component will be approximately 13,000 sq. ft. The YWCA housing component will be approximately 33,000 sq. ft. which comprises 31 two- and three-bedroom units and amenity space.
New Jubilee House
Located at 1099 Richards Street, the New Jubilee House will provide 162 units of affordable housing (compared to 87 units in its previous location), with larger amenity spaces and improved access for those with limited mobility. New Jubilee House has a wide range of amenities for residents, including a library, lounge, computer room, communal kitchen and rooftop garden. The building, which is situated opposite the original Jubilee House, has 116 studios and 46 one-bedroom homes.
Union Gospel Mission
Little Mountain – Phase One
Little Mountain Phase 1, which is located east of Queen Elizabeth Park between 33rd and 37th Avenues and Ontario and Main Streets, in Vancouver, B.C. has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
The site is 6.2 hectares (15.2 acres) in size and is currently zoned for multi-family residential use (RM-3A). Phase 1 is a five-storey, 53-unit, rental housing development.
More Than a Roof has been selected to manage and operate the development for low-income, independent seniors and people with disabilities.
Kitsilano Neighborhood House
The Kitsilano Neighbourhood House is a registered non-profit charitable organization and a member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of British Columbia. A variety of services are provided by Kits House, including childcare, seniors’ services, and numerous community programs and events. The redevelopment of Kits House features fifteen units of new seniors housing, infilled between the existing Community Hall and Heritage House. Both the Community Hall and Heritage House have undergone renovations, providing more comfortable and flexible spaces for their community uses and improving energy efficiency and green building performance.