our urban village cohousing 

a home of your own, neighbours you know


Join us!

We're are looking for new neighbours who want to live in a multi-generational housing with a strong sense of community and commitment to sustainability. Units are market rate and we are starting construction in the first quarter of 2020. Contact us for more info or come to one of our events.

breaking ground this winter!

tomo house

OUV has partnered with innovative developer Tomo Spaces to build a new cohousing model for Vancouver. 

Tomo stands for "together more," a name that reflects their belief that buildings should be designed to support the relationships of people who live in them.  

Our new home, Tomo House, is at 5811 Main Street. Read all about it in this article in the Courier.

our building


Location: Main St. and Ontario Place

Form: 3-storey low-rise with an outdoor courtyard, no interior hallways
Units: 12 strata lots ranging from studios to 3-bedroom units
Common house: kitchen, dining room, laundry, bike parking, individual storage

Car sharing: We're committed to car sharing!
Timeline: aiming to move-in late 2020

Prices: OUV target prices are $1100 to 1200 per square foot (not including GST).  Final prices expected late fall 2019

Developer: Tomo Spaces
Architect: MA+HG

Research Partner: Happy City

Facilitator: Kathy MacGrenera
Recruitment team: Hive and House

our community

"Our Urban Village is a multigenerational co-housing community that fosters caring and collaborative relationships. We value inclusivity, diversity and living lightly on the planet in a building designed to encourage community interactions. We value our bikeable, amenity rich Vancouver neighbourhood."

  • We hope 30-40% of us are young families 
  • We're curious and adventuresome
  • We all own bikes, ride regularly and are committed to car-sharing.
  • We volunteer in social, environmental and cultural causes.
  • We're  looking forward to breaking bread together in our new home

coming events

Family friendly.  Everyone welcome

Coffee in the Gardens
(family friendly)
Sat., November 2, 10 am -11:30 am
Truffles Cafe at Van Dusen Gardens
5151 Oak Street

Come get to know members of our community and learn more about OUV

Free parking on 37th.  No entrance fees needed to enter Truffles Cafe.