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The StellerThe Steller<div class="ExternalClass2B8C6E12DA08464F9B83E1738C0CDBF3"><p>Metro Vancouver Housing is preparing to develop a new affordable, family-oriented rental housing project at 7388 Southwynde Avenue in Burnaby. This vacant City-owned site will be leased to Metro Vancouver Housing to develop approximately 120 homes for families, seniors, and people with disabilities, as well as a non-profit childcare centre. Homes will include a mix of sizes, with a focus on larger family units, and accessible, age-friendly design to support people of all ages and abilities.</p><p>Centrally located in the heart of Burnaby's Edmonds Town Centre, the site is ideal for families. Located on a safe and quiet street next to Byrne Creek Park and the Central Valley Greenway, the site has abundant access to nature and recreation. It also has easy access to schools, shops, amenities, everyday needs and transit, including the Edmonds SkyTrain Station.<br></p> <br></div><div class="ExternalClassD2F7E4706B32421EA3A9E3D454C3B094"><ul><li> <strong>Affordability: </strong>All homes will provide some level of affordability and the building will be mixed income for low to moderate income working households. </li><li> <strong></strong><strong>Accessibility:</strong> All homes will be either accessible or meet universal design standards. This will support people with disabilities, and support seniors to age in place.</li><li> <strong>Sustainability:</strong> The building will be high performing, balancing affordability with energy-efficient design to support tenant comfort and climate action. </li><li> <strong>Amenities: </strong>Indoor and outdoor tenant amenities will provide flexible, multi-use spaces for people of all ages.</li><li> <strong>Integrated childcare facility:</strong> A non-profit childcare facility on the ground floor will support 37 new childcare spaces for both residents and the broader community. <br></li></ul> <br></div>https://metrovancouver.org/services/housing/PublishingImages/SouthwyndeAvenue.jpg, The Steller https://metrovancouver.org/services/housing/PublishingImages/SouthwyndeAvenue.jpgDesign and Permitting<div class="ExternalClassA279501F93924AFBB500E9DF94654700"><p>​Metro Vancouver Housing is not currently accepting waitlist applications for this building. Once the building is complete, Low-End-of-Market (affordable) units for moderate income households will be advertised publicly at <a href="/services/housing" target="_blank">www.metrovancouver.org/services/housing</a>​. Subsidized units are selected through the Housing Registry – for more information, contact <a href="https://housingapplication.bchousing.org/olf/faces/welcome" target="_blank">BC Housing</a>. </p><p>To ensure that affordable homes go to those who need them most, income and occupancy restrictions apply. Visit the <a href="/services/housing/apply-for-housing" target="_blank">Apply for Housing</a> page to learn more.<br></p>​<br></div><div class="ExternalClass65FE7FF7813C4E65BF96F899C299F4D5"><p>​​The site was formerly called “Southwynde Avenue.” It was renamed in February 2023 after consultation and engagement with the community.</p><p>The site is located next to the lush and forested Byrne Creek Park, home to local wildlife. “The Steller” is a nod to both the Steller’s Jay (BC’s provincial bird), and phonetically, the sentiment of being an exceptional place to live.</p><p>Learn more about how names are selected for Metro Vancouver Housing sites:​<br></p><ul><li>Metro Vancouver Housing Committee report dated January 17, 2023, titled “<a href="http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/Housing/HOU_2023-Feb-3_AGE.pdf#page=16" target="_blank">Names for Selected Metro Vancouver Housing New Development and Redevelopment Projects</a>”</li><li> <a href="/services/housing/Documents/metro-vancouver-housing-naming-framework.pdf" target="_blank">Metro Vancouver Housing Naming Framework</a></li></ul>​​<br></div>

 

 

 

 

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