What is Village Gate Homes?

Village Gate Homes leases unfurnished rental homes to UBC’s full-time faculty and staff.

Benefits of Renting with Village Gate Homes

Eligibility for Applying

Rental Home Allocation


Theory is where it all begins.

Located in the southeast corner of the Wesbrook Place neighbourhood will be three new rental buildings with a total of 515 new units. The first will be Theory on Binning Avenue, with 136 studio to 4-bedroom air-conditioned units, some inclusive of a den, exclusively for UBC faculty and staff and their families.


All of the properties managed by Village Gate Homes are built on principles of sustainability, providing social, environmental and financial support to the university’s academic mission.

Our homes have been designed and constructed adhering to the UBC specific green building rating system – Residential Environmental Assessment Program (REAP). REAP provides a sustainability framework to ensure all UBC residential development responsibly addresses water conservation, energy-use reduction and reduce environmental impact on both the building site and the larger community.

Any surplus revenue generated through Village Gate Homes’ buildings benefit the UBC Endowment Funds that supports a wide range of programs and activities such as research and academic excellence across the University in perpetuity. By choosing to live on campus you are furthering the sustainability of the University’s academic mission.

Living Here

The public realm in Wesbrook, Hawthorn Place and East Campus is a key component of UBC’s livability. From the connected water features, to the gathering squares, to the community gardens and softball diamond, Collings Field at Nobel Park, to the soccer fields at Brockhouse Park and the imaginative playgrounds throughout the parks.

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