Income Based Affordable Housing

Income Based Affordable 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. 

Subsidized housing where rent rates paid by tenants are based on a percentage of their household income. 

City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing-

Rent Geared to Income (RGI) units
156 The City of St. John’s operates 156 RGI housing units. Units are targeted specifically at individuals and families of low income. Rents in these units are based strictly on 25 per cent of net monthly income. Heat is included in the rent and there is a small surcharge for lights.
City of St. John’s

Non-Profit Housing- Lower End of Market (LEM) units
268 Tenants in this type of housing pay the lower end of market rent as determined annually by Newfoundland Labrador Housing or 25% of net household income, whichever is greater. Utility costs in the LEMS are the responsibility of the tenant.
NLHC- Public Affordable Rental Housing  2,565 Housing to families with low income, seniors, non-elderly single people, Aboriginal people, individuals with disabilities and others in need of housing. The number of units listed is representative of units located within the City of St. John’s
Total 2,989