Description: 5 storey, 48 unit mixed-income rental apartment replacing a surface parking lot. The building is pet-friendly and composed of studio to 3 bedroom units, with barrier-free 1 and 2 bedroom units. Features in-suite laundry, exterior balconies, and storage lockers on each floor, with parking behind the building at-grade for 50 vehicle stalls plus a secure bicycle storage shelter for 6 stalls. Air conditioning is central air on the corner 2 and 3 bedroom suites while interior studio and 1 bedroom suites have built-in A/C units in the living room.
28 units are market rate rents and 20 units are allocated to affordable housing for new Francophone immigrants, people with disabilities, and those with mental health and addictions needs who are clients of the social service organizations Sara Riel Inc., St. Amant, and Accueil Francophone. The main floor will house supportive services such as “employment services, counselling, case management, peer support and other needs” and a multi-purpose room for all tenants.
Google Street View: June 2022
Property website: Les suites Marion
Status: Under construction
Completion/Occupancy: Currently leasing for move-in date of Sep 1, 2023
Developer: The Réseau Compassion Network (formerly The Catholic Health Corp. of Manitoba)
Architects: LM Architectural Group
Press: Global – Modern affordable housing complex with support services coming to St. Boniface, Winnipeg Free Press – A hand up in St. B
Original rezoning application: Nov 20, 2020 Riel Community Committee Meeting