HOUSING

The residents of the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews neighbourhoods have expressed their desire to have a healthy balance of home rental and home ownership options. They also envision a community that is safe, friendly, beautiful and sustainable.
 

As a neighbourhood revitalization organization, Daniel McIntyre / St Matthews Community Association is committed to working together with with residents, landlords, businesses and community groups to help reach these goals.

HOUSING PLAN

The Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Neighbourhood Housing Plan was created after extensive input with residents.. It outlines the community vision, goals, objectives and actions relating to housing in the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews neighbourhoods. It also provides direction for the City of Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba, developers, and housing providers to address the housing priorities identified by community residents and stakeholders.

This document is also an excellent source of housing-related statistics and other demographic information about or neighbourhoods.

DM / SM Housing Plan 2019 to 2023:

Housing Plan Summary
Complete Housing Plan

DM / SM Housing Plan 2012 - 2016:

Housing Plan Summary
Complete Housing Plan

 

PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND HOME FINDING

DMSMCA is unable to offer one-on-one dispute counseling or home-finding. At our resource centre you will find copies of the Renters Guide and free computers on which to check rental sites like Kijiji.

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If you are having a housing dispute we recommend the following resources:

 

- The city-wide Tenant-Landlord-Cooperation program hosted by our sister organization the North End Community Renewal Corporation which assists both tenants and landlords in resolving rental disputes.

- The Province of Manitoba's Residential Tenancies Branch
which informs residents and landlords of their rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, investigates problems, and holds hearings to make decisions and issue orders on certain issues.

 

- Winnipeg Rental Network, an on-line resource hub that provides a free listing service for landlords, tenant and landlord resource guides and links to other resources for rental properties.

REPAIR PROGRAMS

There are a small number of programs in Manitoba that may be able to assist with repairs to your home:

DMSMRI Exterior Fix-Up Grants

Are offered annually to improve properties in the Daniel McIntyre and St Matthews neighbourhoods. Please see the DMSMRI Grants page.

Province of Manitoba

Effective February 2014, the Province of Manitoba assumed responsibility for delivering housing repair and development programs from the City of Winnipeg. A complete list of the programs available can be found here or by calling 204-945-5566.

The province's Secondary Suites Program provides financial assistance to eligible homeowners to construct a secondary suite / “granny flat” in the form of a forgivable loan for 50% of the total construction/renovation costs to a maximum of $35,000 per suite.

City of Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg Homeowner Information page

Manitoba Hydro

Power Smart offers a number of programs, rebates and financing plans to assist in making your home more energy efficient.

 

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre

The Home Maintenance Program provides homeowners with the names of individuals within your community, who are able to do various jobs at reasonable rates. More information can be found on their website or call 204-806-1303.

Other Neighbourhood Development Corporations

The following Winnipeg neighbourhoods have Neighbourhood Renewal Corporations that may have renovation grants ad other programs available to their residents:

 

BED BUGS

The Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association works in partnership with the Spence Neighbourhood Association, West Broadway Community Organization, New Journey Housing, West Central Women's Resource Centre and Resource Assistance for Youth to share information and help combat bed bug infestations in our neighbourhoods.

Bed bug prevention and treatment information can be found at our coalition's Bite Back website (coming soon).

Please note that we no longer have a city-wide Bed Bug Prevention Coordinator on staff. Please see the Province of Manitoba’s bed bug website or contact their Bed Bug Hotline at 1-855-3MB-BUGS (1-855-362-2847) or by email at bedbugs@gov.mb.ca for information about city-wide initiatives such as the Bug N Scrub program. . 
We provide steamer and vacuum rentals free to residents of our neighbourhood, (a $50 refundable deposit and ID is required)and for rent at $40 for a three day period to those living outside the neighbourhood.

 

 

Daniel McIntyre - St. Matthews Community Association
823 Ellice Ave.
Winnipeg, MB | 
R3G 0C3
204-774-7005

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