Unified Saint John Housing Co-operatives -
A group of eight small housing co-operatives in Saint John that merged to form the Unified Saint John Housing Co-operative in January 2016. These eight co‑ops were developed through a number of funding programs between 1981 and 1985 and included City Centre, Heatherway, High Meadow Park, Jenny’s Spring, Lower Cove, North End Family, South City, and Wright Street Housing Co‑ops. USJ now consists of 252 co‑op homes of various sizes (from one, two, three and four bedroom apartments to townhomes and single family dwellings) scattered throughout the city of Saint John.
USJ-Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
With over 100 units, Rehabitat apartments have a reputation of being affordable and attractive. A variety of buildings throughout Saint John and surrounding area, offer people a comfortable home. From non-elderly single people to seniors to families of various sizes, Rehabitat fulfils the mandate of providing safe, affordable housing that meet local demographics.
Abbey St. Andrew – 96 units
A beautiful addition to uptown Saint John, the interesting architectural designs ensure that despite its size, “The Abbey” blends into the existing neighbourhood. One, two and three bedroom apartments are available with a variety of floorplans-some have dens, others have dishwashers, others have private decks. Convenient living at its best, all units enjoy in-floor heating and convenient garbage removal. Some units have dens, patios, dishwashers or stackable laundry facilities-all have access to laundry facilities. Underground parking is available.
Father Eugene O'Leary Seniors Complex - 46 units
Father Eugene O'Leary Seniors Complex is located just off the Loch Lomond Road near Hickey Road. There is a beautiful common room where exercise classes and social events take place. The social committee organizes shopping trips as well as excursions. Each unit has a private deck where residents may enjoy the beautiful country-like setting. All inclusive easy living in a secure, quiet environment.
Saint Peter’s Non-Profit Housing – 24 units
Located on Douglas Avenue, St. Peter’s Non-Profit Housing is comprised of four family units and 20 senior housing apartments. On the busline, off-street parking, and proximity to shopping and local amenities makes this an easy place to live out retirement. A few families complete the community adding diversity to the mix.
First Steps Housing
Housing Alternatives enjoys a close relationship with First Steps- a full program aimed at pregnant and parenting young women. Offering accommodation, training, counselling, and a daycare has enabled First Steps to succeed in making the transition to parenthood easier. An apartment program has also been formed as well as on-going support tailored to each individual parent.
Neighbourhood Housing Co-operative – 28 units
With apartments on King St. East and Douglas Avenue and the west side of Saint John, this Co-op offers lovely older-style units with tons of character. The commitment of long-term residents has been instrumental in ensuring that Neighbourhood Co-op continue to offer quality housing at great prices.