Revelstoke – 420 Downie Street Affordable Housing

Community Engagement Session #1

February 27, 2020 | 5-7pm
Revelstoke Community & Aquatic Centre
600 Campbell Avenue | Multipurpose Room 3

Community members are invited to drop in to the first community engagement session to learn more about the site, the project, ask questions of project staff, and share their thoughts on the future of affordable rental housing at 420 Downie Street.

Feedback from the community engagement session will inform a concept plan , as the first step towards site rezoning and if successful, phased construction.

420 Downie Street

BC Housing has purchased the property at 420 Downie Street to build new housing for people in need. The Revelstoke area has a shortage of affordable housing with few options for low-income workers and families with children. A 2018 study showed that the Revelstoke area is short hundreds of rental units.

BC Housing plans to build affordable housing to help families, seniors and young people working in the area. This is an opportunity for the community to develop a plan for bringing affordable housing to the area. BC Housing will be working together with local residents, the City of Revelstoke, and future partners on a plan for the site. The community will be kept up to date on engagement opportunities as the planning process moves forward.

Community Engagement Session #1

February 27, 2020 | 5-7pm
Revelstoke Community & Aquatic Centre
600 Campbell Avenue | Multipurpose Room 3

Community members are invited to drop in to the first community engagement session to learn more about the site, the project, ask questions of project staff, and share their thoughts on the future of affordable rental housing at 420 Downie Street.

Feedback from the community engagement session will inform a concept plan , as the first step towards site rezoning and if successful, phased construction.

420 Downie Street

BC Housing has purchased the property at 420 Downie Street to build new housing for people in need. The Revelstoke area has a shortage of affordable housing with few options for low-income workers and families with children. A 2018 study showed that the Revelstoke area is short hundreds of rental units.

BC Housing plans to build affordable housing to help families, seniors and young people working in the area. This is an opportunity for the community to develop a plan for bringing affordable housing to the area. BC Housing will be working together with local residents, the City of Revelstoke, and future partners on a plan for the site. The community will be kept up to date on engagement opportunities as the planning process moves forward.