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CLT has properties (completed or in development) in Victoria, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Vancouver, Surrey, New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Kelowna and North Cowichan. This page features some of them.

115 Place | 221A | Aaron Webster | Bakerview | Brow of the Hill | Fraserview | Fraserview Towers | Haney Pioneer | Hoy Creek | James Bay | Kinship | Lore Krill | North Arm | Post 83 | Railyard | Sanford Housing Society | Society of Hope | Tikva Housing Society | Washington | Westwood | More About CLT

Continuing to
work to preserve and
expand co-op and other
community housing
options in BC.

 

 

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115 Place

115 Place is the largest non-profit housing co-operative in BC with 244 homes in an ideally situated location close to Skytrain, buses and shopping. It sits near Lougheed Mall and Lougheed Town Centre Skytrain Station. Keswick Park is next door. An adult-oriented housing co-op in Burnaby, the homes consist of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 9380 Cardston Court
  • City: Burnaby
  • Number of homes: 244
  • Acquired/completed: 2022/1983 (acquisition)

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221A

This site is a portion of the new Second and Main development in one of Vancouver’s fastest growing districts. The operator, 221A Artist Housing Society (221A AHS), is a newly formed non-profit that provides housing for low-income artists and their families. 221A AHS is a sister organization to 221A, a registered Canadian Charitable organization with a mission to work with artists and designers to research and develop social, cultural and ecological infrastructure. The site is home to artists and their production space.

  • Housing tenure: Society offering artist live/work spaces
  • Location: 1847 Main Street
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 30
  • Year acquired/completed: 2018/2022
  • Website: https://221a.ca/

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Aaron Webster

Aaron Webster Housing Co-operative is partnering with CLT to redevelop the site of its previous building and provide a new home for its members. After members approved the partnership, they were relocated to another CLT property as a complete community while planning and development proceed. The new building will comprise about 60 co-operative homes; 31 homes are replacements for existing Aaron Webster members, with the remainder representing new additions to the community housing sector.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative (under development)
  • Location: 1885 East Pender Street
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: ~60
  • Acquired/completed: 2019/ (in planning phase)

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Bakerview

The Bakerview Housing Co-operative property was acquired by Community Land Trust in 2017 and the co-op buildings were immediately renovated extensively (about $5.5 million reinvested). The site hosts 94 pet-friendly apartments and townhouses in 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom layouts. All apartments have a balcony or patio, and all townhomes have fenced-in yards.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 2378 Crescent Way
  • City: Abbotsford
  • Number of homes: 94
  • Acquired/completed: 2017/1981 (acquisition)

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Brow of the Hill

This long-established co-operative located in the heart of New Westminster (and formerly known as New Westminster Housing Co-operative) includes 28 apartments and 14 townhomes.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 265 10th Street
  • City: New Westminster
  • Number of homes: 42
  • Acquired/completed: 2001/1976 (acquisition)

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Fraserview

Fraserview Housing Co-operative is situated in southeastern Vancouver with 90 pet-friendly homes in a beautiful location along the Fraser River. There's green space and walking trails immediately adjacent to the co-op buildings which include townhomes and an apartment complex offering a mix of 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom homes.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 2922 E. Kent Ave S
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 188
  • Year acquired/completed: 2014/2019 (new construction)

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Fraserview Towers

Fraserview Towers Co-operative is a near-neighbour of both Fraserview and Kinship housing co-ops located by the River District of southeast Vancouver. The two pet-friendly towers house 188 households, in 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom layouts. Residents have access to amenities spaces, secure bicycle parking, and electric car recharging stations.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 2777 E. Kent Avenue North
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 188
  • Year acquired/completed: 2014/2021 (new construction)

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Haney Pioneer

Haney Pioneer operates 84 townhouses for active seniors aged 55+ in Maple Ridge. Features include private back yards, washer/dryer hook-ups in two-bedroom units, a laundry room in a large Recreation Hall, covered parking, nearby access to shopping and bus service. The site was acquired by CLT through the BC Housing Asset Transfer Program.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 11830 230th Street
  • City: Maple Ridge
  • Number of homes: 84
  • Acquired/completed: 2018/1975 (acquisition)

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Hoy Creek

Hoy Creek Housing Co-operative in Coquitlam is undergoing a multi-phased redevelopment. On the currently vacant Zone 1, CLT will replace the existing 97 co-op member homes and add 35 new homes, for a total of 132. This portion of the project will be supported by the BC Housing Building BC: Community Housing Fund. The homes are designed to universal design standards with an additional 5% fully accessible homes to ensure co-op members are able to remain in their community comfortably as they age.

Future phases will see almost 270 additional homes on the site.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative (existing and under development)
  • Location: 2905 Glen Drive
  • City: Coquitlam
  • Number of homes: 97 current but expansion in progress
  • Acquired/completed: 2017/ (variable)

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James Bay

This co-operative, located in the James Bay neighbourhood near downtown Victoria and close to beaches and amenities, provides 28 homes to families and individuals. James Bay's property was among the first to be acquired by Community Land Trust.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 130 and 144 Dallas Road
  • City: Victoria
  • Number of homes: 28
  • Acquired/completed: 2000/1977 (acquisition)

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Kinship

Kinship Housing Co-operative is comprised of 140 new units across two buildings in Vancouver’s River District. Kinship offers members the opportunity to be a part of shaping a new and inclusive housing co-operative community. Kinship benefits from two indoor amenity spaces, as well as an outdoor children’s play area.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 3183 and 3245 Pierview Crescent
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 140
  • Acquired/completed: 2014/2021 (new build)

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Lore Krill

Lore Krill is a housing co-operative with two sites, both sitting in Vancouver's East Side. The 230 East Georgia St. location is owned by Community Land Trust, and home to 97 households. Homes range in size from bachelor suites to five-bedroom apartments. Within these are a number of universally accessible homes.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 239 East Georgia Street
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 97
  • Acquired/completed: 2001/2001

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North Arm

BC's newest housing co-op offers 58 homes for seniors (55+). The 411 Seniors Centre Society will establish a seniors’ centre on the main floor, complete with commercial kitchen, multi-purpose space, and office space. The co-op will open in Fall 2022.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 177 & 187 East 3rd Avenue
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 58
  • Year acquired/completed: 2018/2022 (new construction)

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Post 83

Post 83 is located in Burnaby, a short distance from Metrotown, the Burnaby Public Library, bus service and the Patterson and Metrotown Skytrain stations. The building is located on spacious grounds with beautiful garden areas maintained completely by co-op members.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 4221 Mayberry Street
  • City: Burnaby
  • Number of homes: 181
  • Acquired/completed: 2022/1983 (acquisition)

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Railyard

Railyard is located in the heart of Vancouver’s thriving Olympic Village, and shares its building with Aaron Webster Co-operative, who have been relocated during the redevelopment of their original site. The site was developed by Concert Properties as part of the Vancouver’s Community Amenity Contribution Program, and transferred to Community Land Trust in 2018 as a long term lease.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 95 East 1st Avenue
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 104 (with another 31 homes operated by Aaron Webster Housing Co-operative)
  • Acquired/completed: 2018 (new build)

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Sanford Housing Society

The BRice Apartments are a development of 48 homes, well located on Vancouver’s East Side. The site is operated by the Sanford Housing Society, a charitable organization that provides housing to individuals with mental illness, addictions, and/or disabilities.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing society
  • Location: 1700-1720 Kingsway
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 48
  • Year acquired/completed: 2014/2017 (new construction)
  • Website: Sanford (the BRice Apartments)

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Society of Hope

The community of Providence Ridge consists of 54 homes, located in the North Glenmore district of Kelowna, and is operated by the Society of Hope. It is designated as family housing.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing society
  • Location: 440 Yates Road
  • City: Kelowna
  • Number of homes: 54
  • Year acquired/completed: 2001
  • Website: Society of HOPE

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Tikva Housing Society

Tikva's Ben and Esther Dayson Residences consist of 32 townhomes near the western edge of the River District. Tikva Housing Society is a non-profit society that provides affordable housing primarily for Jewish low- to moderate-income adults and families. Residents of this site share a number of amenities with the adjacent Fraserview Housing Co-operative, including green space and a playground. The Benn and Esther Dayson residences include 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom homes.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing society
  • Location: 2777 E. Kent Avenue North
  • City: Vancouver
  • Number of homes: 32
  • Year acquired/completed: 2014/2019 (new construction)
  • Website: Tikva Housing

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Washington

The Washington Co-operative Housing Association offers members 59 homes in the Burnside neighbourhood of Victoria. It has a mix of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments (in a 38-home apartment building) and 21 pet-friendly townhouses for families.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 502-373 Burnside Rd. E.
  • City: Victoria
  • Number of homes: 59
  • Year acquired/completed: 2000 (acquisition)/1976

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Westwood

This Coquitlam co-operative of 74 homes has a variety of layouts, ranging from 1- to 5-bedroom townhomes.

  • Housing tenure: Non-profit housing co-operative
  • Location: 1330 Pinetree Way
  • City: Coquitlam
  • Number of homes: 74
  • Year acquired/completed: 2000/2001

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More About CLT

Visit CHF BC's introductory page about Community Land Trust or visit CLT's website to learn more about the history and mission of the CLT family.

Community Land Trust website (currently being revised)

CHF BC's CLT Main Page