New Sakura-so

Affordable Living for Seniors

New Sakura-so Seniors’ Residence opened in May, 1998. It offers seniors affordable housing and an opportunity to lead active and fulfilling lives in a secure residence. Seniors live independently with the support of the National Nikkei Museum and Cultural Centre’s programs and activities. New Sakura-so is operated by Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society in partnership with Homes BC.

For an Application for Tenancy:

Tel: 604-777-5000

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Offering Spacious Apartments

Residents supply their own furniture and are encouraged to make their apartments their home. Spacious one-bedroom apartments with balconies and studio suites offer residents the independence and privacy they are accustomed to, while offering opportunities for socializing and group activities. Each apartment (except for studios) has full cooking facilities so that residents can cook for themselves and guests.

 Apartment Features

  • 32 one bedroom suites (600 sq. ft each)
  • 2 wheelchair one bedroom units (650+ sq. ft. each with wheelchair accessible bathroom)
  • Bathrooms with grab bars and hand shower
  • Kitchen
  • Intercom system
  • Bedroom with large closet 

Common Areas

  • Signage in both English and Japanese
  • Washer/Dryer (located on the main floor)
  • Social & activity room in the Iwasaki Room (basement)
  • Lounge/lobby


Applying for Tenancy

Rent is on a sliding scale, and seniors apply for tenancy at our office.  This project is operated with rental subsidies from HomesBC and generous donations from the community.  The waiting list is dependent on the type of unit that becomes available. To qualify, applicants must permanently reside in British Columbia when applying.  Please  click on New Sakura-so Information for more details.



Contact New Sakura-so

6677 Southoaks Crescent

Burnaby BC

Canada, V5E 4K3

Tel: 604-777-5000

Fax: 604-777-5050