A Communal
Response to
Affordable
Housing
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Learn more Because No One Should
Have to Choose Between
Paying Rent and Putting
Food on The Table

Kehilla Montréal Residential Programs™

Housing is the single greatest expense in the family budget. The choice for many living on limited income is to spend disproportionately on housing – and jeopardize other essential needs like food, clothing and transportation. The gap between income and housing costs underscores the need for affordable housing. However, there is a scarcity of low-cost, safe and well-maintained housing options in Montreal – and more than 25,000 households are currently on a waiting list.

Translated from Hebrew, “kehilla” not only means community but embodies community as well. This initiative is the product of the vision and commitment of a group of dedicated community members who championed the objective to develop a response to the need for affordable, good quality and safe housing solutions.

“Because of a bankruptcy that I can’t get out of yet, nobody would even consider giving me a lease without half a year’s rent upfront. We were going to be evicted in 2 months with nowhere to go. But thanks to Kehilla, we finally have a place we can call home. A place where nobody treats you differently.”

Howard, tenant, Kehilla Montréal Residential Programs™

First Kehilla Building Means Home for Over 60 Local Families

Created in 2014 as a communal response to these pressing housing needs, Kehilla Montréal Residential Programs, a registered not-for-profit charity, strives to improve individual and family quality of life through new, innovative solutions and the provision of affordable, quality housing.

Why We Need You

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Households on waiting list for low cost housing
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Median rental costs increase
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of Montrealers live under the poverty line

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