The Vancouver Sun recently featured an interesting proposal by architect George Henriquez (of Henriquez Partners Architects) and real estate consultant Michael Geller.
Vancouver city council is backing a proposal to provide 550 temporary housing units for the homeless, including prefabricated modular units
According to Geller:
capital costs would vary between $37,000 and $46,000 per unit, compared to $302,000 for permanent units already announced by the province
Read the article for more details.
Subtitle: Proposal for 550 units relies heavily on provincial funding that Victoria has yet to commit
Author: Doug Ward
Publication: The Vancouver Sun
Length: 383 words
Date: April 8, 2009
Hat tip: PropertyProf Blog on April 16, 2009.