Housing Co-operatives

 

Coopérative d’habitation Lafontaine

Coopérative d’habitation Lafontaine

LaFontaine est une coopérative et une communauté francophone. La coopérative fut construite en 1983. 70 unités d’unités à 2, 3 et 4 chambres. Les membres sont responsables pour les frais de chauffage (à gaz) et d’électricité. Les membres payent un dépôt d’unité, qui est remboursable après le déménagement (moins les dommages à l’unité), ce qui correspond à l’équivalent d’un mois de frais d’habitation.

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Eileen Tallman Co-operative Homes

Eileen Tallman Co-operative Homes

Eileen Tallman Co-operative Homes was founded in 1984 by members of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Eileen Tallman was the organizer of the first attempt to unionize the Eaton’s department stores in Canada in the 1950’s.

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Lao Village Housing Co-operative

Lao Village Housing Co-operative

Lao Village Housing Co-operative is an 84 unit townhouse complex with 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units, 2 of which are wheelchair accessible. There is a wonderful community centre with a meeting room, laundry room, and a beautiful play area for children. The co-op is located in a quiet neighbourhood, close to shopping and OC Transpo. The members are actively engaged in their community, organizing social events, taking care of the property, and serving on the board of directors.

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The Shefford Heritage Housing Co-operative

The Shefford Heritage Housing Co-operative

The Shefford is located in historic downtown consisting of 36 apartments. The Shefford was built in 1912 and the members recently celebrated the building’s 100th Anniversary and the 20th Anniversary of their housing   co-operative in grand style.

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Charitable Housing Provider

Multifaith Housing Initiative

 

Multifaith Housing Initiative

Multifaith Housing Initiative

Winner of the 2012 Action Housing Award in Recognition of Housing Excellence

Helping people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness by providing and promoting well maintained, affordable, rental housing in a safe and neighbourly environment.

A PLACE TO CALL HOME

MHI’s $500,000 Capital Campaign

The goal is to acquire roughly 25 additional units and house 40-60 people who would otherwise be homeless or at risk for homelessness

Visit www.multifaithhousing.cato learn more about how you can help.

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Somerset Gardens

Somerset Gardens

Somerset Gardens is an innovative housing partnership among the private sector (Teron Inc.), the City of Ottawa, the provincial and federal governments and Multifaith Housing Initiative. It opened in December 2007. and is located at 138 Somerset Street West, behind St. John’s Church at Somerset and Elgin. This 10-storey building, with 119-one bedroom units, combines home ownership at market prices, assisted home ownership and rental units. MHI owns and operates 10 one bedroom units in Somerset Gardens and offers these as rental units to low-income households.

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Blake House

Blake House

Blake House is a 26 unit apartment building that was rescued to provide much needed tenant space in a neighbourhood that is gradually becoming “gentrified.” With a capital grant of $840,000 through the Canada/Ontario Affordable Housing Program to assist with this purchase, the MHI was able to turn twelve of the large two bedroom units into three and rent them to low-income families who can’t afford to rent in the private market.

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Kent House

Kent House

Kent House was purchased by MHI in February 2005. It is located at 396 Kent Street in downtown Ottawa. It has 5 apartments: two bachelor and three one bedroom apartments.

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The Haven

The Haven

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The “Haven” is designed to be welcoming for everyone. All homes and indoor amenity spaces are fully visitable, meaning that someone with a wheelchair will be able to visit any neighbour in any of the units and 10 are to accommodate at least one member who needs wheelchair access.

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