New Vancouver (BC) highrise to have separate door for social housing

When low-income renters begin living in 28 city-owned units in a new 19-storey West End condominium building, they’ll be required to use a designated “social housing” door on Davie Street.  The 63 condo owners, on the other hand, will use a separate “residential entrance” off Jervis Street.  The physical segregation of those two residential areas, right down to separate elevators, mechanical systems and amenities, is not a new concept in Vancouver. A few buildings, including the Woodward’s residences and the three decades-old Pennyfarthing Drive condos in False Creek, have similar segregations.   Read the article………….


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