Centre Ave YMCA

Centre Ave YMCA
Development Address: 
2621 Centre Avenue
Aligns with Master Plan
ACTION Housing
Project Status: 
Development Category: 

June 2018 - Submitted to the DRP

  • Proposed renovation of 77 Single Resident Occupancy units in an existing historic YMCA in partnership with ACTION-Housing.
  • Renovations will convert group bathrooms to individual bathrooms, add air conditioning, replace finishes, improve efficiency, and add an elevator.
  • Current population served are low-income, partially employed men, many of whom have family ties to the Hill District community.
  • New, first-floor program space will be available for use by the community.

August 2018 - Sat before the DRP

  • The DRP determined the project was in alignment and scored the project an 82%.
  • The DRP, however, requested additional information regarding remaining concerns around: management of the property, ownership structure, MWDBE participation levels, and the social services contract provider.

September 2018 - Additional Information

  • Submitted additional information to the DRP

October 2018 - Presented to the community

  • Met to discuss further Master Plan alignment on October 8, 2018
  • Submitted a second written response following the aforementioned meeting on October 23, 2018
  • Presented at the community meeting on October 25, 2018
  • Received a score of 89%
  • Letter of support sent out on November 1, 2018

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