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Welcome to Living in Downtown Victoria!

The Downtown Residents Association is the official community organization representing people living in the Victoria’s Downtown and Harris Green neighbourhoods.  We would like to acknowledge that we are on the homelands of the Coast Salish Peoples, more specifically the Lekwungen and Songhees Nations.

July Newsletter


Read the latest issue of the DRA’s monthly newsletter at this link. Sign up to have it delivered to your inbox (we will not sell or share your contact information with anyone.. Read more

DRA Land Use Committee letter to Mayor and Council re proposed inclusionary housing policy


Downtown-Harris Green is currently the main supplier of housing growth for the City. All of this growth is occurring without any of the requisite and essential investment in community amenities… Read more

DRA Land Use Committee comments on the application for a new Liquor Primary Licence for Leopold’s Tavern at 570 Yates


The Committee is concerned that the insertion of a new late night liquor establishment within a residential building will create conflict between operators and residents. The LUC points out that.. Read more