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Rental Housing and Supports

Manitoba Housing provides opportunities for subsidized rental housing in both properties that Manitoba Housing owns and operates and in properties that are owned and operated by private and non-profit housing partners.

 

Social Housing Programs:

Social Housing Rental Programs - Provides subsidized rental housing for individuals, seniors, and families. These properties are owned and operated by Manitoba Housing.

Social Housing Assisted Living (SHAL) - Social Housing Assisted Living (SHAL) is a Manitoba Housing initiative to provide affordable assisted living services for seniors aged 60+. Services include meals, housekeeping and on-site activities.

 

Social Housing with Private and Non-Profit Housing Partners:

Cooperative Housing  - Manitoba Housing partnership agreements with numerous Non-Profit Housing Cooperatives offer a variety of housing options in the private market to co-operative members.  Cooperative share fees may apply and only a limited number of affordable housing charges are committed within each co-op.

Private Non-Profit Housing  - Manitoba Housing partnership agreements with numerous Private Non-Profit Organizations offer a variety of housing options in the private market to seniors, persons with disabilities and families.   A limited number of affordable rental rates are committed in each housing complex.

Rent Supplement  - Manitoba Housing provides rental assistance to families, elderly and person's with special needs by entering into agreements with private and non-profit landlords.

Sponsor Managed Social Housing - Manitoba Housing partnership agreements with Property Management Agencies / Non Profit Organizations offer a variety of housing options that are owned by Manitoba Housing but managed by a Property Management Agency / Non-Profit Organization.  Subsidized housing is provided to seniors, persons with disabilities and families with low to moderate incomes.

Urban Native Non-Profit Housing  - Manitoba Housing partnership agreements with numerous Urban Native Non-Profit Organizations offer a variety of housing options in the private market (urban communities) to Aboriginal seniors, persons with disabilities and families with low to moderate incomes.

 

Affordable Housing Rental Program

Affordable Housing Rental 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.

 

Canada-Manitoba Housing Benefit

The Canada-Manitoba Housing Benefit (CMHB) is a portable shelter benefit paid to eligible renters in core housing need.  The benefit is cost matched by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Manitoba, and delivered by the province.  The benefit will reduce or eliminate housing need in vulnerable populations through affordability support.

Manitoba Rent Relief Fund

The Manitoba Rent Relief Fund, also referred to as Manitoba Rent Bank, is a province-wide homelessness prevention and housing stability initiative for low- to moderate-income renters unable to pay shelter costs due to unforeseen circumstances. Eligible Manitobans can access interest-free loans and services to avoid eviction due to arrears, pay for damage deposits or utilities, and ultimately to maintain housing stability.

The Rent Relief Fund is administered by the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association and funded by the Province of Manitoba.

For more information or to apply, visit https://manitobahelps.com/.

 

 

 


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