Artist Housing

Artist Housing

221A Artist Housing Society (221A AHS) is a non-profit society registered for the purposes of: operating and providing housing for low-income Artists and their families. 221A AHS is a sister organization to 221A, a registered Canadian Charitable organization with a mission to work with Artists and Designers to research and develop social, cultural and ecological infrastructure. 221A operates research programs, commissions public artworks and manages artists studios across five properties in the city of Vancouver, on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Housing FAQ

Who is an artist?

How are tenants selected?

What are Housing Income Limits (HILs)? Does my household income qualify?

What counts as income?

What information can I provide to determine income eligibility?

What size unit am I eligible for?

What constitutes as a family / household member?

Do I get to choose which unit I want to live in?

What art practices are allowed in the housing units?

Am I allowed to make alterations to my unit?

Am I allowed to sublease my unit?

Are pets allowed?

What is the production space?


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