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Manitoba Housing has made important changes to its application form as part of its Social Housing Rental Program. There will also be improvements to the assessment process of an applicant’s housing needs. To see the summary of changes in Manitoba Housing policy, click here. Download the new application form.
New Journey Housing can assist newcomers in re-writing their application using the new form. Come visit us!
Safety Advisory: The Governments of Manitoba and North Dakota are predicting a high risk of Spring flooding in 2017. Flooding is hard to predict. This could start as soon as April and continue over the next few months. This means that water from the Red River may cover the land for many miles. Land close to Emerson, Manitoba is expected to be covered by flood water. Flood waters are very dangerous! Lives may be lost.
- Do not try to swim. Flood waters are fast moving even when they appear calm.
- Ditches fill with deep fast moving water.
- Flood waters are icy cold.
- Ditches move water from one field to another through narrow water pipes called culverts.
- In the dark, ditches look the same as shallow water on the field.
Find out more from Manitoba Flood Forecast: http://www.gov.mb.ca/flooding/
CBC News Manitoba reports that over a hundred refugee claimants crossed into Manitoba in the last recent weeks. Many of them are finding housing help from Winnipeg residents who were once refugees themselves. Read a story from CBC News Manitoba.
Buying a Home in Manitoba -- NEW!
After reading the booklet, we greatly encourage you to attend our free home purchasing workshop to put all information together.
To order copies, visit MIRSSA website.
Read a feature article in Winnipeg Free Press about the booklet here.
Renting a Home in Manitoba
This booklet covers all information about finding a home to rent and all the rules about living in a rental home in
Making Your Money Work
This booklet is a good reading to understand how to earn, spend, save, invest, borrow money and many more!