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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.


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




DMSMCA does not offer a home-finding or landlord dispute resolution service.


We have listed links to organizations and programs focused on housing, including support finding and maintaining housing and information about housing rebates and home ownership programs.



  • SEED Winnipeg Inc.'s Inner City Homebuyer Program- The Inner City Homebuyer program helps low-income earning families to save towards a down payment and closing costs for a home within a designated area. Participants will earn up to $15,000 in matching funds for a down payment with $10,000 of their own savings, and receive an additional $1,750 for closing costs.


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


  • The city-wide Tenant-Landlord-Cooperation program hosted by 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.

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


  • Spence Neighbourhood Association Holistic Housing Program- Housing at SNA uses the housing first model and approaches the housing challenges with a holistic lens. Individuals are assisted in finding housing, keeping it, maintaining it, and becoming a part of the community. The housing team at SNA includes a Homelessness Outreach Mentor, Housing Coordinator, and Rental Safety Coordinator.

  • West Central Women's Resource Centre

    • The HOMES Program supports all women with homelessness, housing and income

    • More than Four Walls is a Housing First program that supports all women and their families that experiencing homelessness

RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAMS (List Compiled by the Right to Housing Coalition)

Here is a list of various housing supports programs available to Manitoba renters. Click links for more info about eligibility and application process.

  • Rent Assist- To help low income renters pay their rent every month. There is both the EIA Rent Assist (automatically included on EIA budgets) and the Non EIA Rent Assist for those that are not on EIA and are low income.


  • Canada MB Housing Benefit- There are 3 streams of this benefit. 1. Youth transitioning out of care 2. Those living with mental health and/or addictions 3. Those at risk of homelessness These programs provide a maximum of $250/month to help pay for rent.


  • Rent Relief Fund- A zero interest loan to help secure, maintain or stabilize housing.



DMSMCA offers numerous home repair workshops throughout the year. Contact us or sign up for our Community Digest to find out when the next ones are taking place.

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


  • DMSMRI Home Exterior Fix-Up Grants- Offered annually to improve properties in the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews neighbourhoods. Please see the DMSMRI Housing Grants page.

  • Efficiency Manitoba- Efficiency Manitoba 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 by calling 204-806-1303.



Please note that DMSMCA no longer has a city-wide Bed Bug Prevention Coordinator on staff.

We work with a number of community partners as the West Central Bed Bug Coalition to share information and help combat bed bug infestations in our neighbourhoods. For more about the coalition and to find bed bug prevention and treatment information see our Bite Back Winnipeg website.

For information about city-wide services and initiatives, such as the Bug N Scrub program, visit the Province of Manitoba’s bed bug website or contact their Bed Bug Hotline at 1-855-3MB-BUGS (1-855-362-2847) or

DMSMCA provides steamer and vacuum rentals free to residents of our neighbourhood (Daniel McIntyre/ St. Matthews) when available. At times, we will rent these items to people outside our neighbourhood at a rate of $40 for a three day period. A $50 refundable deposit and piece of photo ID is required. Contact us for availability.

If you live in another Neighbourhood Development Corporation's catchment area, see above for a list, contact them to see what bed bug services they provide.

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