An East Vancouver housing community is advancing innovative solutions to affordability, climate change, and social equity.

Vienna House is a partnership between BC Housing, the City of Vancouver through the Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency, and the More Than a Roof Housing Society. Each will bring its own expertise, experience, and resources to the project.
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When complete, Vienna House will be a seven storey, 123-unit dedicated rental housing community close to Trout Lake in Vancouver’s Kensington – Cedar Cottage neighbourhood.

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News & Updates

  • A Cutting-Edge Zero-Carbon Hot Water Plant Is in the Works for Vienna House
    Every time a Vienna House resident washes the dishes or takes a shower, they’ll be benefiting from a new climate-friendly hot-water plant up on the building’s roof. The building will feature the first Canadian installation of the WaterDrop Droplet system.
  • A Solid Foundation
    Vienna House is rising from the Earth! In recent weeks, Kindred Construction crews have been building forms, bending rebar, and pouring footings and slabs. Here’s a peek over the fence to bring you up to date.
  • Cutting Edge
    Vienna House is a platform to showcase construction innovations. It highlights methods used internationally, as well as techniques shown to improve the quality and affordability of sustainable and resilient housing across Canada.
  • Vienna House Groundbreaking Video Recap
    In February, project partners came together to recognize and celebrate all the visioning, planning, investment, and collaboration that has brought Vienna House to this milestone.