Project Experience

Housing

Making housing available for those with special needs is a hallmark of an inclusive community.

Below is a list of Dave Harrison’s project work in support of seniors, mental health consumers, women and children facing family violence, brain injury survivors, veterans and young mothers.

Milestones

  • Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Merit for Social Planning (with TEAL Architects + Planners), South Shore housing needs assessment, 2017
  • Participant in CMHC roundtables to develop National Housing Strategy, 2016
  • Advisor to Province of Nova Scotia for SHIFT – Plan for An Aging Population, 2016
  • Atlantic Planners Institute Award for Comprehensive Policies and Plans (with TEAL Architects + Planners), South Shore housing needs assessment, 2016
  • CIP Award for Housing Excellence, mental health housing, 2008

Client

Date

Project/Role(s)

City of St. John's, NL
2019
  • Housing Needs Assessment, research, report and recommendations
City of Dieppe, NB
2019
  • Developed mixed income housing strategy as foundation for Dieppe's Downtown Business Plan
Affirmative Ventures, Dartmouth
Current
  • Plan for Independent Living Housing Options
GFC Management Ltd., Fall River
2019
  • Plan amendment
  • Partnership between developer and Northwoodcare Inc.
The GardenView, Dartmouth
Current
  • Partnership between developer and Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
New Ross Seniors, New Ross
Current
  • Site selection, new seniors housing project
Bryony House, Dartmouth
2017
  • Site selection for housing project (women & children facing family violence)
  • Business Plan
South Shore Housing Action Coalition / 6 Municipalities (NS)
2017
  • Project manager
  • Housing Needs Assessment
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre, Eastern Passage
2015
  • Project Plan
The Buckingham Assisted Living
2015
  • Project Plan
Queens Manor, Liverpool
2014
  • Assisted Living Feasibility Study
The Birches, Musquodoboit Harbour
2013
  • Assisted Living Feasibility Study
Northwood, Bedford West
2013
  • Water ratio review and amendment
  • Affordable housing program review
Veterans Emergency Transition Services, Dartmouth
2013
  • Affordable Housing Feasibility Study
Harbourview Lodge, Sheet Harbour
2012
  • Project management services
St. John’s United Church, Halifax
2012
  • Project plan and plan amendment
  • Partnership with St. Vincent's Nursing Home
Metro Community Housing Association, Metro Halifax
2011
  • Asset management plan
Moving in New Directions Society, Dartmouth
2011
  • Business plan for brain injury survivors
Shannex, Dioceses of Nova Scotia and PEI
2010
  • Development consultant – Parkland on the Gardens
  • Expert witness (NSUARB)
Northwoodcare Inc. Bedford West
2010
  • Site selection for Ivany Centre
  • Project plan & project management services
Affirmative Industries, Dartmouth
2007
  • Site selection for Affirmative House
  • Project plan & project management services
Supportive Housing for Young Mothers
2006
  • Development agreement
  • Development consultant

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