Residents

We foster a community environment for seniors, families and people with disabilities who are able to live independently.

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To make an impact on the housing market, we need partners who share our vision of accessible homes within vibrant and healthy communities.

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Brightside Properties

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Alice Saunders House

Address:
2924 Venables Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1977
Units: 64
Resident Profile: Seniors

Alice Saunders is a low-rise wood-frame building with one-bedroom and bachelor suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

The building has shared laundry, an amenity room and a spacious yard where tenants tend to a lovely community garden. Alice Saunders does not have storage lockers, and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Arbutus Court

Address:
2085 West 5th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1964
Units: 21
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Arbutus Court is a low-rise wood-frame building offering one-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 2005 Arbutus Court was purchased with funds from the New Sites/Redevelopment Fund and a mortgage. The building has been converted to rent-controlled housing. It features shared laundry, balconies, storage lockers and limited parking stalls, depending on availability.

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Bridgeview Place

Address:
238 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1993
Units: 72
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Bridgeview Place is a high-rise concrete building with one-bedroom, two-bedroom and accessible units. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, so applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

A partnership with Concord Pacific facilitated the development of Bridgeview Place, accommodating seniors, families and people with disabilities. The property shares an airspace parcel with adjoining strata properties and boasts spacious well-appointed units. The 8th floor common area room has a balcony overlooking David Lam park and False Creek. The building features shared laundry, balconies, two elevators, amenity rooms and a courtyard. Storage lockers and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Burrard Manor

Address:
2330 Balsam Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1967
Units: 16
Resident Profile: Seniors

Burrard Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor and few one-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

With the donation of land from the Burrard Lions Club, Burrard Manor was developed and opened in 1967. The building features shared laundry. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Coleopy Park

Address:
5748–5788 Rupert Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1991
Units: 58
Resident Profile: Families, People with Disabilities, Seniors

Coleopy Park is a large property made up of family townhouses and a low-rise apartment building for seniors. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Coleopy Park was redeveloped in 1993 by its original owners, the BC Corp of Commissionaires. As this was their only housing project and not part of their core business, ownership was transferred to Brightside in 1999. The building has a shared laundry room and a large amenity room, with storage and parking depending on availability. The property consists of one, two and three-bedroom units and is located near transit, grocery stores and Collingwood Neighbourhood house.

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Collingwood Tower

Address:
5657 Harold Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1977
Units: 78
Resident Profile: Seniors

Collingwood Tower is a 10-story concrete building with great city views, bachelors and one-bedroom units. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Collingwood Tower was previously operated as affordable housing by the J.W. Smith Foundation until it was transferred to Brightside in 2013. Although the building was located on leased land owned by the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation, Brightside was able to purchase it as well. The building has a shared laundry room and a large amenity room, with storage and parking depending on availability. The property is located near transit, grocery stores, and Collingwood Neighbourhood house.

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Edward Byers House

Address:
1451 East 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1962
Units: 36
Resident Profile: Seniors

Edward Byers is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1960 the Lions Club donated seed money to purchase land to build Edward Byers House. The apartment building opened in 1962 and has spacious bachelor suites and grounds where tenants can spend time and tend to the garden. The building features an amenity room, shared laundry and storage lockers depending on availability. The building does not have balconies or assigned parking.

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First Lutheran Court

Address:
5709 Wales Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1994
Units: 19
Resident Profile: Families

First Lutheran Court is made up of wood frame three and four-bedroom family townhouses. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

The First Lutheran Church donated land to build a family housing project and day-care space called the First Lutheran Court. Brightside owns and operates the family townhouses, whereas the day care is operated by Collingwood Neighborhood House. The building has an interior outdoor courtyard and shared laundry room, with storage and parking depending on availability.

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Florence Manor

Address:
1325 Burnaby Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1954
Units: 15
Resident Profile: Seniors, Couples, People with Disabilities

Florence Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor and one-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 2000, Florence Manor was purchased by Brightside with funds from its New Sites/Redevelopment Fund and converted to rent-controlled suites. The building features shared laundry. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Glynn Manor

Address:
520 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 2001
Units: 49
Resident Profile: Low-Income, People with Disabilities

Glynn Manor is a mid-rise concrete-framed building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Glynn Manor was opened in 2001 on land leased from the City of Vancouver to provide housing to younger people with barriers to employment. The building is located off Cambie Street, near shops, various businesses, transit and VGH. The property features a large amenity room, an elevator, shared laundry, storage, underground parking and balconies. Storage is subject to availability.

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Gordon Fahrni House

Address:
1630 Barclay Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1969
Units: 42
Resident Profile: Seniors

Gordon Fahrni House is a highrise concrete building with bachelor and one-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1969, our first highrise was opened and named after Brightside’s founder Gordon Fahrni. The building features shared laundry, an elevator and an amenity room with a balcony overlooking English Bay. Storage lockers and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Harwood Manor

Address:
1222 Harwood Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1960
Units: 25
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Harwood Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor units and a few one-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1999, Brightside purchased a market rental building, Harwood Manor with its own New Site/Redevelopment Fund and a mortgage. As tenants moved out, units were converted to rent-geared-to-income suites for mature residents. The building features shared laundry, limited storage lockers and limited parking stalls.

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King’s Daughters Manor

Address:
1401 East 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1972
Units: 29
Resident Profile: Seniors, Hearing-Impaired People

King’s Daughters is a low-rise wood-frame building offering bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

A project for the Western Institute of the Deaf, with support and initial funding by the King’s Daughters Group led to the opening of King’s Daughters Manor in 1973. The building was built with certain features specifically designed to meet the needs of people with hearing disabilities. However, it also houses residents who are not hearing-impaired. The property features a shared laundry, amenity room and storage lockers depending on availability. There are no balconies or assigned parking.

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Lion’s View I

Address:
2950 Euclid Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1993
Units: 45
Resident Profile: Seniors, People with Disabilities

Lion’s View I is a low-rise wood-frame building with one-bedroom suites, some of which are accessible for people with disabilities. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1953, the Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs and the Central Lions Club raised and donated $18,000 to Brightside to purchase three acres of land and have the capital for the first project. Two buildings were erected, and the project was named Lion’s View. Completion of 12 additional buildings at Lion’s View took place in 1960. The property was later redeveloped and, in 1993, Lion’s View I reopened, featuring shared laundry, balconies, an elevator, two amenity rooms and a large courtyard where tenants tend to community gardens. Storage and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Lion’s View II

Address:
2980 Euclid Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1994
Units: 47
Resident Profile: Seniors, People with Disabilities

Lion’s View II is a low-rise wood-frame building with one-bedroom units, some of which are accessible for people with disabilities. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, so applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1953, the Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs and the Central Lions Club raised and donated $18,000 to Brightside to purchase three acres of land and have the capital for the first project. Two buildings were erected and the project was named Lion’s View. Completion of 12 additional buildings at Lion’s View took place in 1960. In 1994, Lion’s View II reopened after redevelopment, featuring shared laundry, balconies, an elevator, an amenity room and a large courtyard where tenants tend to community gardens. Storage and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Lion’s View III

Address:
2975 Horley Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1995
Units: 34
Resident Profile: Seniors

Lion’s View III is a low-rise wood-frame building with one and two-bedroom units. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1953, The Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs and the Central Lions Club raise and donate $18,000 to Brightside to purchase three acres of land and have the capital for the first project. Two buildings were erected and the project was named Lion’s View. Completion of 12 additional buildings at Lion’s View took place in 1960. The property was later redeveloped and, in 1995, Lion’s View Building III reopened. Using partial proceeds from the sale of part of the three-acre Lion’s View land, this building is developed without government support, so the property can house seniors who do not qualify for low-income government subsidized housing. Lower-income seniors can access the SAFER grant. The building features shared laundry, balconies, an elevator, an amenity room and a large courtyard where tenants tend to community gardens. Storage and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Londonderry

Address:
5550 Yew Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1957
Units: 22
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Londonderry is a low-rise wood-frame building with mostly one-bedroom and a few two-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 2008, Londonderry was purchased with funds from the New Sites/Redevelopment Fund, a mortgage and $250,000 from each the City of Vancouver and the province. The building has been converted to rent-controlled housing as market tenants move out. Londonderry has shared laundry and an amenity room, but no balconies. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Loyal Orange Manor

Address:
1425 East 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1971
Units: 21
Resident Profile: Seniors

Loyal Orange is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1971 the Ladies of the Loyal Orange Lodge initiated the development of the loyal Orange Manor. The building has shared laundry and an amenity room, but no balconies. Storage lockers and limited parking are subject to availability.

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MacLeod Manor

Address:
8725 French Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: N/A
Units: 46
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Macleod Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with bachelor, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 2013, Brightside purchased the 46-unit apartment building. The Board of Directors agreed that the building would be named MacLeod Manor in honour of then Executive Director, Barbara (MacLeod) Bacon. The building features shared laundry and an elevator. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Magnolo Manor

Address:
2675 Alder Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1959
Units: 17
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Magnolo Manor is a low-rise concrete building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Magnolo Manor was purchased in 2006 with funds from the New Sites/Redevelopment Fund and a mortgage. The building has been converted to rent-controlled housing and features a shared laundry room, outdoor parking stalls, storage lockers and balconies. Storage and parking are subject to availability.

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Moreland Kennedy House

Address:
2495 West 3rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1974
Units: 31
Resident Profile: Seniors

Moreland Kennedy House is a medium-rise concrete building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Moreland Kennedy House was built in 1973 with seed money and land from the Kitsilano United Church. The building features shared laundry, an elevator and balconies. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Mount Pleasant

Address:
325 East 6th Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: N/A
Units: 36
Resident Profile: Seniors

Mount Pleasant is a low-rise wood frame building with bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

Mount Pleasant was previously owned by the Mount Pleasant Housing Society and operated by the Mount Pleasant Lions Club. In 2013, the group was looking for another society to take over the building, which provided a great opportunity for Brightside to increase its portfolio. The building features shared laundry, storage lockers and limited parking stalls.

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Muir Manor

Address:
2588 Nanaimo Street
Vancouver, BC

Built: N/A
Units: 34
Resident Profile: Seniors, Families, People with Disabilities

Muir Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with one, two, three and four-bedroom units. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, which means applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1998, the land leased from the City of Vancouver allowed for the development of Muir Manor, primarily a family housing project. The building features laundry, balconies, an elevator, an amenity room and a spacious back yard. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Soroptimist Lions Manor

Address:
1444 East 13th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1971
Units: 25
Resident Profile: Seniors

Soroptimist Lions Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building offering bachelor and one-bedroom suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

A joint venture between the Soroptomist Club and the Lions Club resulted in the construction of the Soroptimist Lions Manor in 1971. The building has shared laundry and an amenity room, but no balconies. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability.

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Wallace Wilson

Address:
1620 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1965
Units: 41
Resident Profile: Seniors

Wallace Wilson is a low-rise wood-frame building offering bachelor suites. The property does not receive government subsidies, so applicants do not need BC Housing Registration numbers. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1965, Wallace Wilson House opened thanks to funding from an anonymous donor. The building has shared laundry, an amenity room and a lovely community garden. Best of all, it’s located within a short-walk distance from Commercial Drive. Storage lockers and limited parking stalls are subject to availability and, unfortunately, there are no balconies.

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Wilson Heights Manor

Address:
1602 East 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Built: 1970s
Units: 15
Resident Profile: Families, People with Disabilities

Wilson Heights Manor is a low-rise wood-frame building with one and two-bedroom units. This property is subject to an operating agreement with BC Housing, so applicants must have a BC Housing registration number. Pets and smoking are prohibited.

In 1992, the partnership with the BC and federal governments saw the development of Wilson Heights Manor on land leased from the Wilson Heights United Church, which aligned with an expansion of the Brightside’s mandate to include families and people with disabilities. The building features laundry, an amenity room, balconies and an elevator. Storage lockers and parking stalls are subject to availability.

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