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Orillia Affordable Housing Simcoe County

Orillia, Ontario

New Multi-Use Affordable Housing Campus

This new multi-use affordable housing campus includes 130 mixed affordable residential units designed for seniors, families, and individuals. The attached office/commercial area is designed to house a collection of County of Simcoe services, including Ontario Works, Children and Community Services, Social Housing offices, and the potential for Corporate County services.

Forty-six units will be multi-bedroom units targeted to families, and the balance of the units are 1-bedroom and studio units. Amenities will include a common room for tenants with an adjacent rooftop patio area with sustainable planter box gardens.

This project aims to have a significant portion of the affordable housing area targets identified in the 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy and the City of Orillia's Affordable Housing Action Plan, which identified the need to increase the city’s rental housing stock.


Consultants

McKnight Charron Limited Architects, Tristar Engineering, Pearson Engineering Ltd.

Sector

Multi-Unit Residential

Project Duration

Nov 2021 - Dec 2023

Size

214,331 sq ft, 19,912 m²

Value

$60,000,000

Project Type

Construction Management

Client

Simcoe County