Housing

Live Comfortably in the Kits Community

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House operates three affordable housing locations.

Arbutus Housing

Ranging from 1 – 3 bedroom units our 2021 finished housing is available from July 1st, 2021. Rents will be priced at 90% of Arbutus market rates to make living in Vancouver’s Westside slightly more affordable. With shared courtyard, patio, and common room it sits on a bus route and is handy to conveniently located supermarket, coffee shop, and the soon to be built Arbutus Neighbourhood House.  

Click HERE to virtually tour a 2 bedroom apartment in this complex.

 

 

Tenant Selection Criteria
  • Open to all prospective tenants
  • Income typically less than HILs – still check if interested. 

BC Housing HIL’s Limits 2021 

Bdrm 

2 – Bdrm 

Vancouver 

$74,000  

$113,04 

 

 

Application Process

Please contact info@terramanagement.ca to check availability. 

Unit & Building Details

How many units are there??56 

How big are the units??Between 495925 sq. ft 

Are there accessible/wheelchair units available in the building? 
Some units are wheelchair accessible. 

Is there storage available? 
A storage locker may be available in the basement for an additional fee. 

Are pets allowed in the building? 
Yes, with restriction. 

Will smoking be allowed in the building? 
This is a nonsmoking building. City by-laws are enforced. 

Is it Supportive Housing? What sorts of supports are available for residents? 
No, this is independent housing, like any other rental housing. 

What will my rental contribution be? 
$1,300 – $2,000 per month based on bedroom count 

Are there any other costs? 
Utilities including water/hot water. 

Red Oak Place

Red Oak Place Housing is an innovative place that meets the need for affordable seniors housing on Vancouver’s Westside. Located above the Neighbourhood House and its Daycare, there are fifteen, one-bedroom units for low-income seniors. Be prepared to live in an active, vibrant community where the Daycare children’s enthusiastic playtime is heard around the building.  

Tenants at Red Oaks Housing have a unique housing experience, being at the centre of a thriving, inclusive, vibrant, and welcoming community. Kits House is a lively hub for Westside residents to connect, share and build community together. Various community programs, events, and activities take place daily. Tenants are invited to be a part of this community and volunteer time to help the community. 

Tenant Selection Criteria
  • Older adults / seniors 55 years and older.
  • Income typically less than HILs – still check if interested. 

BC Housing HIL’s Limits 2021 

Bdrm 

Bdrm 

Bdrm 

Vancouver 

$55,500  

$67,500  

$78,000  

 

Application Process

Units are currently at full capacity and are rarely available. 

Please contact info@terramanagement.ca to check availability. 

Unit & Building Details

How many units are there??15 

How big are the units??Between 450-540 sq. ft 

Are there accessible/wheelchair units available in the building? 
Units are not wheelchair accessible. 

Is there storage available? 
A storage locker is available in the basement for an additional fee. 

Are pets allowed in the building? 
No, pets are currently not permitted in the building. 

Will smoking be allowed in the building? 
This is a nonsmoking building. City by-laws are enforced. 

Is it Supportive Housing? What sorts of supports are available for residents? 
No, 7th and Vine is independent housing, like any other rental housing. 

What will my rental contribution be? 
$920 – $1,600 per month, income dependant. 

Are there any other costs? 
There is a $20 per month contribution to heating costs in addition to the rental contribution. 

Linden Tree Place

Linden Tree Place is located near the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, in the heart of beautiful Kitsilano, just minutes away from many local shops, public transit, parks and beaches. This affordable housing location has 30 units and is fully accessible, non-smoking, no-pet building with laundry facilities, underground parking, a large rooftop garden and a shared common space.  

This unique housing development is designed for older adults who are able to live independently and enjoy sharing their skills, ideas, time and enthusiasm on behalf of Kits House, their neighbours and their community along with people with spinal-cord injuries. 

Tenant Selection Criteria

Standard Units

  • Older adults / seniors 55 years and older. 
  • Individuals with income below the BC Housing Household Income Limit (HIL). 

BC Housing HIL’s Limits 2021 

Bdrm 

Bdrm 

Bdrm 

Vancouver 

$55,500  

$67,500  

$78,000  

 

  • Priority to individuals currently living on the Westside of Vancouver.  
  • Priority to individuals who are inadequately housed. 
  • Priority to individuals who value volunteerism and are willing and able to contribute 5 volunteer hours / month. 
  • Priority to individuals who value an inclusive, diverse, and mutually supportive living environment. 

 

Accessible Units

  • Priority to older adults / seniors 55 years and older with a physical disability. 
  • Adult-only building throughout (i.e. no children). 
  • Individuals with a physical disability with income below the BC Housing Household Income Limit (HIL). 
  • Priority to individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury or related physical disabilities and requiring the use of manual and power wheelchairs. Following the interview process, applicants may be required to provide medical confirmation of their disability prior to being accepted. 
  • Priority to individuals currently living on the Westside of Vancouver. 
  • Priority to individuals who are inadequately housed. 
  • Priority to individuals who value volunteerism and are willing and able to contribute 5 volunteer hours / month. 
  • Priority to individuals who value an inclusive, diverse, and mutually supportive living environment. 
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NOTE: Kits House reserves the right to modify selection criteria based on emerging needs.

Application Process

Units are currently at full capacity and are rarely available. 

Please contact info@terramanagement.ca to check availability. 

Unit & Building Details

How many units are there?? 30 

Are there accessible/wheelchair units available in the building? 
Some units are wheelchair accessible. 

Are pets allowed in the building? 
No, pets are currently not permitted in the building. 

Will smoking be allowed in the building? 
This is a nonsmoking building. City by-laws are enforced. 

Is it Supportive Housing? What sorts of supports are available for residents? 
No, Linden Tree Place is independent housing, like any other rental housing. 

What will my rental contribution be? 
$375 – $1,600 per month, income dependant. 

Are there any other costs? 
There is a $20 per month contribution to heating costs in addition to the rental contribution.