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Executive Summary Dtes Local Area Plan 2014

Executive Summary Dtes Local Area Plan 2014

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Vancouver City Council voted Saturday to approve a “balanced and community-driven plan for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that will build significant new affordable housing and revitalize the neighbourhood’s heritage character”.
Vancouver City Council voted Saturday to approve a “balanced and community-driven plan for Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that will build significant new affordable housing and revitalize the neighbourhood’s heritage character”.

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

FEBRUARY 2014
DOWNTOWN E AST S I DE
LOCAL ARE A PL AN
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
1
Background & Context
2
Plan Overview
3
Housing
4
Sub-Area Directions & Policy Changes
5
Targets & Public Benefit Strategy
6
Implementation & Next Steps
OUTL I NE
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
BACKGROUND
&
CONTE XT
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
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GASTOWN
VICTORY
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THORNTON
PARK
INDUSTRIAL
HASTINGS EAST
MALKIN AVE
KIWASSA
VIADUCTS
BURRARD INLET
FALSE CREEK
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
IN THE DTES TODAY
18,500
residents
Up to
are low-income
67%
$13,691 vs. $47,299 citywide
Extremely low median household incomes
12% vs. 6% citywide
High unemployment
Over
people on social
assistance
6,300
High proportion of
urban Aboriginals
10%
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
PLAN PROCESS
Co-chairs appointed by •
Council Representation from
low-income (>50%) & other
residents
Aboriginal organizations •
Housing & social service •
providers
Local business associations •
Parents Advisory Committee •
CITY COUNCIL
CITY MANAGER
CITY STAFF
BROAD
COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT
DTES CO-CHAIRS
COMMUNITY
COMMITTEE
BCS, DNC, SRA &
broad communi ty
representati on
OBJECTIVES
Enhance and accelerate
a DTES Local Area Plan
Develop a clear stategy
to implementCouncil’s
DTES Housing Plan
PLAN PROCESS
CITY COUNCIL
CITY MANAGER
CITY STAFF
BROAD
COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT
DTES CO-CHAIRS
COMMUNITY
COMMITTEE
BCS, DNC, SRA &
broad communi ty
representati on
OBJECTIVES
Enhance and accelerate
a DTES Local Area Plan
Develop a clear stategy
to implementCouncil’s
DTES Housing Plan
PLAN PROCESS
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
SOCI AL I MPACT ASSESSMENT
OVER 600 LOW-INCOME PARTICIPANTS IN THE SIA
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
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REVIEWING PLANNING
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FEEDBACK/
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PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENTS
COUNCIL
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TOTAL
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Participants
Action
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Planning
-
Projects
Implemented
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TOTAL
335
Events &
Meetings
169
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Committee
Meetings
90
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& Meetings
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ARE
HERE
PROCESS & CONSULTATION
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
IDENTIFYING
COMMUNITY ASSETS
MANAGING
COMMUNITY ASSETS
AND IMPACTS
INTO THE FUTURE
ASSESSING
POTENTIAL IMPACTS
OF DEVELOPMENT
MONITORING
COMMUNITY ASSETS
AND IMPACTS
KEY COMPONENTS OF THE SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (SIA)
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
LINKAGES BETWEEN SIA AND LOCAL AREA PLAN
DTES
LAPP
SIA
SOCIAL IMPACT
OBJECTIVES
1
COMMUNITY ASSET
MANAGEMENT
2
COMMUNITY-BASED
DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM
3
REGULATORY
TOOLS
4
GOOD NEIGHBOUR
PRACTICES
IMPLEMENTATION &
MONITORING
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: COMMUNITY IDENTIFIED ASSETS
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: COMMUNITY IDENTIFIED ASSETS
COMMUNITY-BASED DEVELOPMENT AREA
UNION GOSPEL MISSION CARNEGIE CENTRE
va
SUNRISE MARKET
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
PL AN OVERVI E W
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
CREATE HOUSING CHOICE • through achievable and aggressive
housing targets and policies (both inside and outside the
DTES), WHILE PROTECTING HERITAGE CHARACTER and scale
CONSIDER ADDITIONAL HEIGHT • , in specific locations, to
support PUBLIC BENEFITS THAT HELP IMPROVE WELL-BEING
for all residents
STRENGTHEN HASTINGS STREET • as a mixed-use corridor and
and local serving retail street
FOSTER LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT • and social
innovation that benefits all residents
SECURE COMMUNITY ASSETS AND MANAGE THE SOCIAL •
IMPACTS OF CHANGE and development, particularly on low-
income and vulnerable people
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
AT ITS CORE,
THIS PLAN WILL
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
HEALTHY HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED WELL-
BEING FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED GROWTH
& DEVELOPMENT
ARTS & CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT INCLUSIVE
LOCAL ECONOMY
IMPROVED TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE & SAFETY
IMPROVED SAFE & ACCESSIBLE
PARKS OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
Create opportunities for •
afordable childcare, and youth,
family and seniors programs
Increase access to nutritious, •
afordable and culturally
appropriate food
Enhance sense of inclusion, •
belonging and safety for all
Increase access to quality health, •
social and community services
IMPROVED WELL-BEING FOR ALL
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Better heritage awareness with •
broader heritage values
Enhanced tools to conserve •
heritage resources
Heritage conservation integrated •
into other programs
Implementation of community •
based heritage initiatives
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
CELBRATION OF HERITAGE
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Adopt a social impact approach to •
manage how development afects people
Manage neighbourhood change to •
provide more benefits and opportunities
to low-income residents
Prepare public realm plans for key •
focus areas
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
COMMUNITY PLACE-MAKING
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Greater Diversity and Sustainability of •
Housing Options Across the DTES
More Options for Social Housing in •
the DTES & Citywide
Leverage new income subsidies, & •
mental health and addictions supports
Leverage afordability and improve •
conditions of Single Room Occupancy
(SRO) Hotels
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY HOMES FOR ALL
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Improved arts & culture facilities •
Art in public spaces •
Increased opportunities for the creative economy •
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
ARTS & CULTURE OPPORTUNITIES
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Reflect the diversity of neighbourhoods •
New mixed-use /mixed-income neighbourhoods •
Emphasis on social and rental housing in the DEOD •
Market housing, including secured market rental •
Housing and social housing in other areas •
Management of social impacts of development •
Monitoring of critical community assets •
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
WELL-MANAGED GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Safe & convenient walking infrastructure •
Expanded cycling facilities & connections •
Improved transit facilities & service •
Efcient goods movement & loading facilities •
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
IMPROVED TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE & SAFETY
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Improved & expanded parks & green space •
Improved commercial streets •
New & enhanced plazas & parklets •
Additional & healthier street trees •
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
IMPROVED SAFE & ACCESSIBLE PARKS OPEN SPACE
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Retain Local Business •
Attract New Business •
Enhance Local-Serving Retail •
Encourage Inclusive Local Employment •
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
HEALTHY
HOMES
FOR ALL
IMPROVED
WELL-BEING
FOR ALL
CELEBRATION
OF
HERITAGE
WELL-MANAGED
GROWTH &
DEVELOPMENT
ARTS &
CULTURE
OPPORTUNITIES
VIBRANT
INCLUSIVE
LOCAL
ECONOMY
IMPROVED
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE
& SAFETY
IMPROVED
SAFE &
ACCESSIBLE
PARKS
OPEN SPACE
COMMUNITY
PLACE-MAKING
VIBRANT INCLUSIVE LOCAL ECONOMY
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
HOUS I NG
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
6,650
HOUSEHOLDS ARE IN CORE NEED
& AT CRITICAL RISK OF HOMELESSNESS
(INCLUDING 5,000 IN SROS IN NEED OF REPLACEMENT)
2,000
ADDITIONAL HOUSEHOLDS
WILL FALL IN CORE NEED
OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS APPROXIMATELY
731
PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS
IN DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE
THE CURRENT CRISIS
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
9,400
TOTAL UNITS OF SOCIAL
HOUSING NEEDED
36% Outside the DTES
3,350 Social Housing Units
64% Inside DTES
4,400 Social Housing Units
1,650 Rent Subsidies
1,300 New Social Housing Units •
3,100 Social Housing as SRO Replacement •
1,650 Rent Subsidies •
1,450 New Social Housing Units •
1,900 Social Housing as SRO Replacement •
MORE CHOICE BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE DTES IN THE FUTURE
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
0
5000
2003 2013 10-YEAR
11,900
15,300
19,850
10000
15000
20000
30-YEAR
27,950
Private-Owned - SROs
Government-Owned - SROs
Social Housing - Units
Private Secured Rental Units
Ownership & Unsecured Rental
THE FIRST TEN YEARS OF THE PLAN
STEP 1:
ADDRESS THE IMMEDIATE CRISIS &
STABILIZE THE HOUSING STOCK
Build new units of social housing •
Improve conditions and replace •
SRO stock
Create market rental units •
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15000
20000
30-YEAR
27,950
Private-Owned - SROs
Government-Owned - SROs
Social Housing - Units
Private Secured Rental Units
Ownership & Unsecured Rental
STEP 2:
BALANCE THE HOUSING MIX
TOWARDS HEALTHY HOMES
Continue to build new social •
housing, replacing SROs and
providing new housing for families
Majority of existing SRO buildings •
upgraded and secured as secured
market rental
Affordability leveraged through •
provincial rent/income subsidies
Provide additional low-income •
housing choice outside of DTES
Enhanced care continuum and •
housing options for people with
mental health and addictions
New market housing provides •
affordable options for moderate
income residents without
displacing low-income residents
TOWARDS THE 30-YEAR VISION
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DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
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Support arts, culture & higher •
education uses
Zoning changes to provide •
density & height incentives for
social and secured market rental
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Reinforce heritage scale & character •
Enhance retail & commercial activities •
Public realm improvements •
No zoning or policy changes •
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Implement the Chinatown •
Economic Revitalization Strategy
Support heritage building •
rehabilitation
Zoning changes to allow pay-in- •
lieu for residential parking
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THORNTON PARK & VIADUCTS
Continue transition to mixed use •
area with a range of housing
types, parks, & public amenities,
pending replacement of viaducts
Honour former Hogan’s Alley •
community
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Preserve heritage character •
Rezoning only on existing •
social housing sites, or
for secured market rental
housing on Gore Ave.
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New rezoning policy to support a mixed •
use area with social & family housing
Local serving retail street •
Mix of commercial, service retail & light •
industrial uses
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KIWASSA
New rezoning policy to •
support family housing on
industrial-zoned sites
Encourage continued artist & •
light industrial activities
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INDUSTRIAL AREAS
Maintain as local, regional, national •
& global serving area
Support local innovation clusters •
Launch zoning review of Railtown •
to consider more office use
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DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE OPPENHEIMER
DISTRICT (DEOD)
Maintain as a rental housing district •
Priority area for social housing, local economic •
development, & well-being
Zoning and policy changes to bonus density •
and maximum heights
Japantown revitalization •
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DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE/
OPPENHEIMER
STRATHCONA
CHINATOWN
GASTOWN
VICTORY
SQUARE
THORNTON
PARK
INDUSTRIAL
HASTINGS EAST
MALKIN AVE
KIWASSA
VIADUCTS
BURRARD INLET
FALSE CREEK
COMMUNITY-BASED DEVELOPMENT AREA
Key area supporting the low-income community •
Manage critical community assets •
Support developments that benefit the community •
Retain & improve existing housing stock, provide •
opportunity for new affordable and social housing
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
TARGE TS & PUBL I C
BENEFI TS STRATEGY
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
30-YEAR TARGETS
Housing
4,400
new social housing units inside
the DTES
3,350
social housing units outside
the DTES
1,650
rent subsidies
3,000
units of secured market rental
housing
8,850
units of new affordable
homeownership
2,200
upgrades to single-room
occupancy (SROs) units
1,900
scattered supportive housing
units
Local Economy
3,500
employment opportunities
3-5%
growth in businesses and
reduction in empty storefronts
Two
new affordable grocery stores
Locally-serving retail
“high street”
on Hastings East
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
CATEGORY
Renewal
of existing
amenities and
infrastructure
New or
upgraded
amenities and
infrastructure
TOTAL
City
contribution
City
contribution
through
developer
Partnership
contribution
(incl. other
gov’t & non-
profits)
HOUSING $165 M $655 M
$820 M
$50 M $245 M $525 M
COMMUNITY FACILITIES $49-60M $14-18M
$63-78M
$51-62M $8-12M $4.2M
PARKS AND OPEN SPACES $5M $6 M
$11 M
$5 M $6 M $0
HERITAGE $23M N.A.
$23M
$15M $8M $0
TRANSPORTATION $27-28M $37-38M
$64-66M
$38-40M $24M $2M
PUBLIC SAFETY $25M $15M
$40M
$40M $0 $0
UTILITIES $13M $7 M
$20 M
$13M $7M $0
TOTAL ~$315M ~$735M ~$1,050M ~$220M ~$300M ~$530 M
Percentage of total
~30% ~70% 100% ~20% ~30% ~50%
PUBLIC BENEFITS STRATEGY
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
I MPL EMENTATI ON
& NE XT STEPS
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
FOR IMPLEMENTATION
POST-LAP ADOPTION
Urban Design Guidelines for •
Hastings East & Kiwassa
Bylaw Enactment (Spring 2014) •
Community asset and social •
impact management
Ongoing community and •
stakeholder partnerships
Quick-Start Actions •
MONITORING
Report back after 3 years on SIA •
indicators
FOR COUNCIL CONSIDERATION
IN MARCH 2014
Local Area Plan
Public Benefits Strategy
Rezoning Policy for the DTES
Bylaw Amendments
• Victory Square (DD ODP)
• DEOD ODP
• Zoning & Development Bylaw
(small suites)
• Parking Bylaw
(Chinatown South)
• SRA Bylaw
Updated “Interim Liquor Policy”
for the DTES
Small Suite Guidelines
SRO Strategy
IMPLEMENTATION
DOWNT OWN E AS T S I DE | L OC AL AR E A P L AN
Thank You
QUE S T I ONS

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