Affordable Rental Housing

Affordable Rental Housing

The information/inventory provided within these pages was prepared by the City of St. John's solely as a resource - to obtain more information about any of the units please contact the organization directly. 


Rental housing projects that keep units affordable for low income households. For a housing unit to be considered affordable, it must cost less than 30% of a household’s pre-tax income including housing and related costs.  For example, a rental housing project that must keep units affordable for individuals with a household income of $32,500.00 or less for non-profit/$40,000 or less for private.

Providers Units Description
City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing- Affordable Housing Units 50 The 20 units of Convent Square are designated for seniors
CHANAL - Co-operative Housing Association NL  

CHANAL is a pro-active Federation committed to providing affordable housing, education and services to its member housing co-ops. There are currently 21 Housing Co-operatives in the Province providing homes for 396 families. 108 co-op homes are in the City of St. John’s
Anglican Homes Incorporated


Anglican Homes Incorporated units consist of 3 apartment Buildings, 22 Townhouses and 54 Cottages that are all managed and run by Anglican Homes Incorporated.
They also own the rental units located at 20, 20A and 26 Road De Luxe. Anglican Homes Incorporated owns Saint Luke’s Homes -  24 Road De Luxe which is a long term facility building,  and  it is run by Eastern Health based on the government’s legislation.
Caribou Legion Manor 48  
Cochrane Centre                13 Cochrane Centre is non-profit social enterprise opened in east downtown St. John’s in 2015. 5 units are designated for seniors aged 60+
Other funded housing developments through NLHC (Investments in Affordable Housing) 116 Includes private and non-profit housing developments. Please note this number does not include units counted and classified in other categories above. The number of units listed is representative of units located within the City of St. John’s
NLHC - Community based (Partner managed Housing Program) 84 Housing units under this program are operated directly by individual groups with NLHC holding the mortgage on these properties and providing operating assistance.  Number provided are units in St. John’s and does not include units counted and classified in other categories above.
Pleasant Manor - Permanent Affordable Housing 15 Pleasant Manor is a two-phase residential program for individuals experiencing mental health difficulties. It operates using a psychiatric rehabilitation approach and by assessing the physical, emotional and intellectual skills of the individual. Once individuals have graduated from Pleasant Manor’s transitional program, they may be able to avail of one of Pleasant Manor’s permanent housing program which consists of 15 satellite apartments.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul    6  
Total 594