Suites

A mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in a variety of sizes and different plan types, providing a range of choices and accommodating a variety of lifestyles
Affordable Housing Program
Downtown Commons offers affordable suites for UWinnipeg student couples and families while they are studying. Affordable rents and rent subsidies are available for eligible applicants. To apply for an affordable suite select the Affordable Housing Program button on the “Apply For A Suite” tab.  Eligibility criteria is detailed on the application form.

Market Units

  • Solid core suite entry doors with security viewers
  • Triple glazed windows for added energy performance and noise reduction
  • Open concept kitchen, dining, and living areas
  • Flat paneled and modern white kitchen and bathroom cabinets with classic, large scale Italian marble laminate design
  • Environmentally conscious contemporary grey luxury plank vinyl tile throughout main living areas and corridors that boasts Nano Silver Technology, a minimum of 67% Post-Consumer Recycled Content, 100% Recyclable after use, and is Floor Score Certified
  • Wall-to-wall neutral carpet in bedrooms for added softness and warmth
  • An allover neutral color palette offset by white baseboards and trims throughout with a touch of color accent at kitchen backsplashes
  • Moisture resistant sheet vinyl flooring in bathrooms
  • Stainless steel sinks with retractable single-lever pull down faucets
  • Three GE white appliances include: dishwasher, fridge with pull-out bottom drawer freezer and range with electric glass cooktops.
  • Simple and clean chrome hardware throughout
  • Year-round energy efficient heating and cooling system
  • Pre-wired telephone and cable outlets in living areas and bedrooms for high-speed internet access
  • A combination of wall sconce fixtures, surface mounted overhead, and bathroom vanity lighting are featured to maximize lighting conditions for varied tasks
  • Fully sprinklered building with smoke and heat detectors as per code regulations
  • Service panel with breakers located near entry areas or in utility closets
  • All utilities (heat/central air, hydro, water) are included in the rent, with the exception of cable, internet and telephone

Premium Units

  • Solid core suite entry doors with security viewers
  • Each premium unit has a balcony with a terrific urban view of Winnipeg’s downtown
  • Triple glazed windows for added energy performance and noise reduction.
  • Open concept kitchen, dining, and living areas
  • Flat paneled, unique and modern wood inspired kitchen and bathroom cabinets with white quartz countertops
  • Environmentally conscious and elegant luxury wood plank vinyl tile throughout main living areas and corridors that boasts Nano Silver Technology, a minimum of 67% Post-Consumer Recycled Content, 100% Recyclable after use, and is Floor Score Certified
  • Wall-to-wall neutral carpet in bedrooms for added softness and warmth
  • Moisture resistant sheet vinyl flooring in bathrooms
  • An allover neutral color palette offset by white baseboards and trims throughout with beautiful glass mosaic kitchen backsplashes
  • Stainless steel sinks with retractable single-lever pull down faucets
  • GE stainless steel appliances include: dishwasher, fridge with pull-out bottom drawer freezer, range with electric glass cooktops, and over-the-range microwaves
  • In-suite stackable washer/dryer
  • Modern satin stainless steel finish hardware throughout
  • Year-round energy efficient heating and cooling system
  • Pre-wired telephone and cable outlets in living areas and bedrooms for high-speed internet access
  • A combination of wall sconce fixtures, surface mounted overhead, and bathroom vanity lighting are featured to maximize lighting conditions for varied tasks
  • Fully sprinklered building with smoke and heat detectors as per code regulations
  • Service panel with breakers located near entry areas or in utility closets
  • All utilities (heat/central air, hydro, water) are included in the rent, with the exception of cable, internet and telephone

Accessible Units

These suites are similar in finish materials to the Market Units, however they incorporate added design features for accessibility including:

 

  • Lower bathroom and kitchen countertops than traditional height countertops with open knee space under kitchen sink
  • Unique pull-down shelving in kitchen upper cabinets for easier reach
  • Refrigerator with swing doors for both fridge and freezer components
  • ADA range with front controls and range hood with remote control
  • Electrical outlets strategically located at front of counters in kitchen
  • Light switches at accessible height for wheelchair users
  • Side-by-side washer and dryer units
  • Pedestal sink in bathrooms with comfort height toilets and grab bars
  • ADA roll-in shower units with flip-down seat, easy to access soap dishes, factory installed stainless steel grab bars, and hand-held shower system with slide rail
  • All utilities (heat/central air, hydro, water) are included in the rent, with the exception of cable, internet and telephone