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Types of Housing

Our role is to provide social and affordable housing throughout the province. We do this though a number of different programs. You may be eligible for one of these programs.

To be eligible for these programs you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or refugee.
  • Be a person 18 years of age or older.
  • Be able to live independently in a self contained unit.
  • Have a good rental history including past and present landlord reference checks.
  • Meet income eligibility criteria.
Housing Options Characteristics
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Rent your home

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  1. You sign a legal agreement called a lease or contract
  2. You live in or use another person's property in return for regular payments called rent
  3. You may have to pay utilities and a security deposit
  4. You do not pay to maintain (repair) the building
  5. You do not build equity because you don't own the home
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Please give me more information about rental programs.


Live in a
cooperative

  1. You purchase a membership to live in a home owned by the co-op
  2. As a member, you share in the financial and decision-making responsibility for the operation of the co-op, including who lives there
  3. You pay a share of the costs to maintain the co-op
  4. You build equity if you live in an equity co-op.  You do not build equity if you live in a non-profit co-op
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Please give me more information about living in a cooperative.


Own your home

  1. You purchase your home (house or condo)
  2. You finance the purchase with a mortgage (down payment required)
  3. You pay for all maintenance
  4. You have responsibility for all costs
  5. You build equity as you pay down your home mortgage loan
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Please give me more information about owning a home.


Housing/Shelter for women at risk of violence
  1. For women (with or without dependant children) at risk of violence
  2. If you are in immediate danger call the police - dial 911 or your community police number
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Resources and support available in Manitoba.


Housing for Families
  1. You live with at least one dependant child
  2. You require at minimum a two (2) bedroom home
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Housing for Seniors
  1. You are a minimum of 55 years of age
  2. You may require support services
  3. You are a permanent resident of Manitoba
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Housing for Single & Couples
  1. You live by yourself or with your partner
  2. You only require a bachelor suite or single bedroom home
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