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S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and Tikva Rental Housing Society to launch 138 new affordable homes for residents at Dogwood Gardens in Vancouver

Posted date: January 5, 2023

Media Advisory

Jan. 5, 2023
For Immediate Release

Vancouver, B.C. – Media are invited to the official opening ceremony for Dogwood Gardens, a new 138-unit affordable housing development in Vancouver operated by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and Tikva Rental Housing Society.

Dogwood Gardens is a new affordable housing site that is part of the City of Vancouver’s Cambie Gardens development, located at 603 West 59th Ave. The project was developed through the City’s inclusionary zoning policy, which provides social housing to the City as a Community Amenity Contribution from the developer and it will be co-managed by Tikva and S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST
Location: Dogwood Gardens, #603 West 59th Ave., Vancouver, BC
Please confirm attendance at [email protected].
Parking: Street parking and underground paid parking is available. Access to underground parking is on Paulson Street. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Staff will direct guests to the 8th floor amenity room for the event.

Event schedule:

9:45 a.m. Guests and media arrive
10 – 11 a.m. Opening ceremony in Dogwood Gardens 8th floor amenity room
11 – 11:30  a.m. Optional tour of suites and refreshments
11:30 a.m. Event ends


Quick facts:

  • Of the 138 new homes, there are 34 studio units, 35 one-bedroom units, 41 two-bedroom units and 28 three-bedroom units.
  • There will be a mix of rents, including: 14 shelter rate units.
  • 10 units are reserved for people in the province’s Supporting Tenants, Enabling Pathways (STEP) program which helps them transition out of supportive housing.
  • 55 units will be rented at rates affordable to people who earn up to BC Housing’s Housing Income Limits (HILs).
  • 69 units will rent at lower-end-of-market with rents roughly 10 per cent below market rate.
  • The development will include amenity space, children’s play area, parking and storage.
  • It is the first of four affordable housing buildings being developed at Cambie Gardens which will ultimately provide 540 new affordable homes.

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Housing
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been operating and managing affordable housing projects across Metro Vancouver since 2008. We operate and manage more than 900 affordable housing units in Burnaby, Richmond and Vancouver in collaboration with BC Housing and Metro Vancouver municipalities. The residents we serve are from diverse cultural backgrounds and include immigrants, refugees, seniors, people with disabilities, people who were homeless or at risk of homelessness, families and people living on low incomes. Learn more at:

About Tikva
Operating since 2007, Tikva’s mission is to provide access to innovative and affordable housing solutions, primarily for Jewish individuals and families. Tikva operates 128 units in five housing communities in Vancouver and Richmond, and a rent subsidy program that provides temporary financial assistance to private market renters. We offer affordable rental housing to a range of low and moderate-income households including individuals and families. Tikva is guided by Tikkun Olam – a commitment to repairing the world – we can and will make a difference…one home at a time. Learn more at:

For more information

Elaine O’Connor
Director, Strategic Communications and Partnerships
[email protected]
Yamila Chikiar
Communications                                     Coordinator,
Tikva Rental Housing Society
778-998-4582 ext. 107 [email protected]

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