In his decades-long trajectory from Downtown Eastside organizer to city politician, the late Vancouver Coun. Jim Green (1943-2012) is today credited with creating nearly 1,000 units of affordable and social housing in the city, in the midst of a growing housing crisis.
In This Series
At Four Sisters Co-op, an Affordable Housing Dream Realized
But can the late Jim Green's project survive rising rents? First in a new series.
'At My Age, All I Expect Is a Place to Live'
In Solheim Place, late councillor Jim Green helped create a Vancouver rarity. Second in a series.
Inside Woodward's, a Still-Contentious Social Housing Experiment
The late Jim Green's legacy project in Vancouver continues to generate buzz. Last in a series.
Event: Social Housing Experts Look from Legacy to Future
Expect feisty debate at this Vancouver event honouring late councillor Jim Green.