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There are two accessible apartment units available at Ellwood House. All apartments have bathroom grab bars and hand-held showers; and many have walk-in showers.The building's accessibility features include an entrance ramp and interior level floors, automatic door openers on the entrance and laundry room doors, and hallway railings.

Unit Mix:   

21 standard 1 bedroom units              7 standard 2 bedroom units

1 accessible 1 bedroom unit               1 accessible 2 bedroom unit


Unit Area:   

1 bedroom unit –  ~530 square feet        2 bedroom unit –  ~720 square feet


Market Housing Charges:

1 bedroom unit – currently $1,025.00 per month (plus hydro and parking)

2 bedroom unit – currently $1,251.00 per month (plus hydro and parking)


Unit Appliances: Electric stove and refrigerator.


Water: Hot and cold water service is provided by the Landlord.

Utilities: Each apartment is individually metered for hydro, so tenants pay for their own heating and hydro; heating is by electric baseboard heaters.


Laundry Room: A laundry room, equipped with two washers and two dryers, is located on the 2nd floor.  The machines are card-operated.


Air Conditioning: The building is not air conditioned; however, tenants may purchase and install their own air conditioners in a sash window located in the living room of the apartment.


Recreation: There is a common area lounge with large TV and adjacent full kitchen, and a reading room/library, both of which are available for tenant use, free of charge. The lounge can be reserved in advance for private family or group gatherings.


Pets: Ellwood House is a pet-free residence.


Smoking: Ellwood House is a non-smoking building.

Parking: Parking is outdoors with a monthly fee.


Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Canada and have a minimum age of 60. Couples who receive subsidized rent will be assigned 1-bedroom units unless there is a medical requirement established for a 2-bedroom unit. Ellwood House reserves the right to conduct background checks and credit checks on all applicants.


Availability: A waiting list is maintained onsite for market rent units only. Applications for subsidized units must be by referral from the Housing Services Registry.

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