Canada’s First Container Housing Development Built in Vancouver

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Early last month, Canada got its first recycled shipping container housing development. It is located in the Downtown Eastside area of Vancouver, at 502 Alexander St.

Marvin Heery‘s insight:

Here are some details on Canada’s first container housing project dedicated to housing homeless women.


The cost per unit looks a little high based on some of our research but the cost for rent looks very reasonable.


We hope Savannah will be ready for this type of housing soon, since we seemingly have access to lots of local shipping containers that could be used for a project!


Your thoughts on this model in Savannah somewhere?

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