COVID-19 & rental information update FOR MHI TENANTS
MARCH 30, 2020 | Dear Residents: I hope that as time goes on you are finding this situation easier to cope with and comfort in new routines and ways of connecting to family, friends and neighbours. Please remember to reach out if you are anxious, have any questions or just want to talk.
We know that some of you may have heard that renters won’t be evicted for not paying their rent, or that one housing provider in Ottawa has said their residents don’t have to pay their April rent. We want you to know that your April rent is still due on April 1st. If you know that you aren’t going to be able to pay your rent on April 1st, please contact us so we can discuss options and resources that may be available to you....
Important information for travellers
The federal government is enacting measures in the Quarantine Act to make 14-day self isolation mandatory for all travellers who have returned to Canada. People who show Coronavirus symptoms upon arriving in Canada will be forbidden from using public transit to travel to where they intend to isolate, and can’t serve out their 14 days in a place where they’d be in contact with vulnerable people....
City of ottawa emergency financial assistance
During the provincial state of emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is providing relief funding to help protect the health and safety of the province’s most vulnerable people. Ottawa residents, who have no other financial resources available, and are unable to meet basic living expenses, may apply for Emergency Financial Assistance through the City of Ottawa’s, Community and Social Services Department.This includes Ottawa residents who are waiting for Employment Insurance....
Those interested in MHI's subsidized units must apply directly through the Social Housing Registry of Ottawa waiting list:
Market rent (full price) housing
MHI currently does not have any market rate rental units available. Please check back later.