Want to apply to become a tenant in social and community housing? Not sure if you have access? Here is some information that will help you.
The term “social and community housing” covers different types of rental buildings. Some are owned by housing cooperatives or non-profit organizations. Low-cost housing and affordable housing for senior citizens with a slight loss of autonomy or for families, offered by the Office municipal d’habitation de Montréal, also falls into this category.
Social and community housing
The construction of these units was subsidized to meet the needs of:
- Low- and moderate-income households
- Older people with a slight loss of autonomy
- Clients in difficulty and with special needs
Rent a social and community housing unit
To find social and community housing in an existing project, contact your housing committee. You can also contact one of the following organizations:
Rent a unit in new or future housing
To apply for social and community housing that was recently completed or will soon be completed, please contact the Technical Resource Groups (TRG):
These organizations can give you information about new projects and selection criteria for tenants.
To be eligible, you must meet certain criteria, mainly related to income. To find out all the eligibility requirements, visit the Office municipal d’habitation de Montréal (OMHM) website.
Application forms from the Office municipal d’habitation de Montréal are also available at Accès Montréal offices.