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Rental Program Eligibility and
Program Income Limits

To be eligible for the Social Housing Rental Program applicant(s) must:

  • Be in core housing need;
  • Be either a Canadian Citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, a refugee claimant or have legal status to live and/or work in Canada;
  • Have total adjusted household income at or below the Social Housing Rental Program Income Limits established by Manitoba Housing where applicable;
  • Be able to live independently, with or without supports.

Social Housing Rental Program Income Limits:

Applicants to the Social Housing Rental Program must have incomes below the posted income limits.

The Program Income Limits are established annually by Manitoba Housing and are effective January 1 of each year.

 

2018 Social Housing Rental Program Income Limits*

Community Bachelor 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4+ 
Bedroom
Winnipeg   $25,500 $37,000 $46,000 $48,500 $57,500
Southern Other Urban/ Rural Brandon $21,500 $29,000 $37,500 $44,000 $51,500
Dauphin $20,000 $25,500 $31,000 $44,000 $49,500
Portage La Prairie $19,000 $27,000 $34,000 $44,000 $49,500
Selkirk $21,000 $28,500 $34,500 $46,000 $49,500
Steinbach $23,000 $30,500 $35,000 $44,000 $49,500
Winkler $20,000 $27,000 $33,000 $44,000 $49,500
Northern Other Urban/Rural Thompson $23,000 $32,000 $39,500 $44,000 $49,500
The Pas/Flin Flon $18,500 $26,000 $35,000 $44,000 $49,500
Churchill $21,000 $26,000 $34,500 $40,000 $45,000
Southern Non-Market   $18,000 $25,000 $31,000 $39,500 $44,500
Northern Non-Market   $17,500 $25,500 $29,500 $39,000 $44,500

* Effective January 1, 2018

 

Affordable Rental Housing Program:

This program is for lower-moderate income households whose total household income is below the posted Program Income Limit.  The household will pay an affordable rent based on median rents in the private market.  Affordable Rents are established annually by Manitoba Housing and are effective January 1 of each year.

2018 Affordable Housing Rental Program Income Limits*

Household without children $56,694
Family Household (families with children or dependants) $75,592

* Effective January 1, 2018

 

2018 Affordable Housing Rental Program Rents* - Includes Essential Utilities (heat, water and sewer)

Community
Studio
1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4+ 
Bedroom
 
Winnipeg and Catchment   $637 $924 $1,147 $1,213 $1,439
Southern Other Urban/ Rural Brandon $539 $727 $941 $1,097 $1,293
Dauphin $504 $642 $780 $1,097 $1,240
Portage la Prairie $481 $677 $852 $1,097 $1,240
Selkirk $528 $717 $859 $1,145 $1,240
Steinbach $580 $768 $876 $1,097 $1,240
Winkler $504 $672 $824 $1,097 $1,240
Northern Other Urban/Rural Thompson $580 $801 $986 $1,097 $1,240
The Pas/Flin Flon $468 $647 $875 $1,097 $1,240
Churchill $520 $651 $860 $1,004 $1,125
Southern Non-Market   $446 $630 $775 $985 $1,114
Northern Non-Market   $433 $638 $741 $978 $1,114

* Effective January 1, 2018

 

2018 Affordable Housing Rental Program Rents* - No Utilities Included

Community
Studio
1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4+ 
Bedroom
 

Winnipeg and Catchment

  $608 $837 $1,049 $1,091 $1,313
Southern Other Urban/ Rural Brandon $501 $640 $850 $954 $1,118
Dauphin $475 $555 $693 $954 $1,065
Portage la Prairie $452 $590 $761 $954 $1,065
Selkirk $499 $630 $740 $1,002 $1,065
Steinbach $545 $680 $763 $970 $1,065
Winkler $475 $585 $705 $954 $1,065
Northern Other Urban/Rural Thompson $550 $714 $900 $954 $1,070
The Pas/Flin Flon $430 $560 $780 $954 $1,065
Churchill Not applicable
Southern Non-Market   $408 $544 $688 $842 $939
Northern Non-Market   $403 $551 $638 $835 $986

* Effective January 1, 2018

 

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