401 Jackson Ave (DP-2021-00481) development application

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The Development Permit Board approved the application on September 20, 2021, subject to conditions.  A Development Permit may be issued once all conditions have been satisfied. For more information, please see the Prior-to letter under "Application documents"

Urban Arts Architecture has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with a 14-storey, mixed-use building. The proposal includes the following:

  • 172 units of Social Housing
  • Social Service Centre and Retail
  • An approximate Floor Space Ratio of 7.0
  • An approximate floor area of 9,135 m2 (98,177 sq. ft)
  • An approximate height of 43.3 m (142 ft.)

Under the site’s existing Downtown-Eastside/Oppenheimer District (DEOD) zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted. However, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we held an extended online question and answer (Q&A) period in place of an in-person open house for this project.

Urban Arts Architecture has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with a 14-storey, mixed-use building. The proposal includes the following:

  • 172 units of Social Housing
  • Social Service Centre and Retail
  • An approximate Floor Space Ratio of 7.0
  • An approximate floor area of 9,135 m2 (98,177 sq. ft)
  • An approximate height of 43.3 m (142 ft.)

Under the site’s existing Downtown-Eastside/Oppenheimer District (DEOD) zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted. However, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we held an extended online question and answer (Q&A) period in place of an in-person open house for this project.

CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

Q&A is available from July 2 to 16, 2021

Q & A replaces in-person open houses, which are on hold due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

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    How would someone apply to purchase one of these units if this building is approved? Would the housing providers mentioned (Land Trust, Lu'ma Native Housing Society and Atira Women's Resource Society) be selecting the tenants or would their be a another party involved?

    salena asked 3 months ago

    Typically, housing appointments are applied through BC Housing. Please see further information here: https://www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance