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Housing and Rooming Houses

Institute of Urban Studies


Recent Reports

  • Rooming Houses Community Update. Institute of Urban Studies. (2015). Summary (PDF)
  • Observer-Rated Housing Quality Scale (OHQS): Rooming House and Single Room Occupancy Edition. Institute of Urban Studies. (2015). Summary (PDF)Survey Instrument (PDF)
  • Housing and Affordability: A Snapshot of the Challenges and Successes for Winnipeg's African Community. Ervick-Knote, H., Garang, R., Distasio, J. (2015). Report (PDF)
  • Winnipeg's Vanishing Rooming Houses: Change in the West Broadway and Spence Neighbourhoods. Kaufman, A., Distasio, J. (2014). IUS In-Brief Series. Report (PDF)
  • Needs Assessment for Affordable Family Housing: Morden, MB. McCullough, S., Lorch, B., Distasio, J. (2012). Proprietary
  • Housing in the East Interlake: A Regional Perspective. Besnar, B., Wiseman, K., Powell, D., Distasio, J. (2009). Report (PDF)
  • Living on Furby: Narratives of Home, Winnipeg, MB, 1880-2005. Burley, D., Maunder, M., Chorney, P. (2008). Book (PDF)
  • The Rooming Houses of Furby Street. Maunder, M., Burley, D. (2008). Report (PDF)
  • Exploring Housing-Induced Poverty Among Middle-Income Canadian Households. Distasio, J., Dudley, M. (2007). Report (PDF)
  • Aboriginal Housing Plan: Manitoba Urban Native Housing Association, 2007. Distasio, J., Mulligan, S. (2007). Report (PDF)

Older Reports

  • Housing Distress in Winnipeg: Implications for Policy Programs and Services. Distasio, J., Dudley, M. (2006). Report (PDF)
  • Limited Income Housing: Progress Through Partnerships Workshop. Distasio, J. (2005). Proceedings (PDF)
  • Rooming House Tenant and Landlord Cooperation: A Pilot Project. Distasio, J., Mulligan, S., Giesbrecht, K. (2005). Report (PDF)
  • Social Housing in the Context of Rural Depopulation. Institute of Urban Studies. No copy
  • Beyond a Front Desk: The Residential Hotel as Home. Distasio, J., Mulligan, S. (2005). Report (PDF)
  • Student Housing Overview: Assessing Issues and Potential Options. Carter, T. (2005). Report (PDF)
  • The First Nations Housing Managers Training Program Peer Review Evaluation. Distasio, J., Dudley, M. (2004). Proprietary
  • Literature Review of Socio-Economic Trends Affecting Consumers and Housing Markets. Carter, T. (2003). Report (PDF)
  • Out of the Long Dark Hallway: Voices From Winnipeg's Rooming Houses. Distasio, J., Dudley, M., Maunder, M. (2002). Report (PDF)
  • Municipal Initiatives: Stemming the Loss of Rental Stock. Carter, T. (2002). No copy
  • Housing Needs of Low Income People Living in Rural Areas: Preeceville Report (PDF); Brooks Report (PDF); Coral Harbour Report (PDF) Russell Report (PDF); Carter, T. (2002).
  • Report on the Proceedings of the Housing Forum, 2001. Institute of Urban Studies. (2001). Report (PDF)
  • Proceedings of the 2000 Prairie Urban Congress. Carter, T., Klos, N., Douchant, C. (2001). Report (PDF)
  • Report on the Residents Satisfaction Survey. Institute of Urban Studies. (2001). Report (PDF)
  • CMHC Home Ownership Education Training Program: Draft Student Text. Carter, T. (2001). Not for release
  • Housing and Ethnicity: Literature Review and Select, Annotated Bibliography. Beavis, M.A. (1995). Bibliographica Series No.6. Literature Review (PDF)
  • Colloquium on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development: Papers Presented (November 16, 1991) Beavis, M.A., ed. (1992). Occasional Paper No.29Paper (PDF)
  • A Comparative Overview of Population and Housing Trends in Rural and Urban Canada. Carter, T., Shindruk, C. (1992). Research and Working Paper No.36. Paper (PDF)
  • Rental Housing Supply in Winnipeg: A Spatial Profile. Linton, W.D. (1992). Research and Working Paper No.35. Paper (PDF)
  • Gentrification: Assessing the Causes and Effects. Kerr, J. Winnipeg's Municipal Conflict of Interest Guidelines: Problems and Solutions. Paler, S. (1992). Student Paper Series. Paper (PDF)
  • Rental Housing in Rural Manitoba: Current Issues and Future Prospects. Badiuk, E., Carter, T. (1991). Research and Working Paper No.34. Paper (PDF)
  • Gentrification: Is the Gentrification Process Negative by Definition? Hilton, K. (1991). Student Paper Series. Paper (PDF)
  • Housing Affordability in Canada: Are We Addressing the Problem? Carter, T. (1990). Occasional Paper No.24. Paper (PDF)
  • Solving Rural Housing Problems: Building a Better Understanding. Carter, T., ed. (1990). Occasional Paper No.21. Paper (PDF)
  • Issues in Housing and Neighbourhood Rehabilitation. Badiuk, E. (1990). Occasional Paper No.19. Paper (PDF)
  • Lynn Lake Housing Management Study. Institute of Urban Studies. (1987). Report (PDF)
  • Northern Housing: Perspectives on Design and Construction. Robson, R., ed. (1987). Winter Communities No.4. Report (PDF)
  • Northern Housing: Needs, Policies and Programs. Carter, T., ed. (1987). Winter Communities No.3. Report (PDF)
  • Yukon Housing Needs Study. Institute of Urban Studies. (1986). Report (PDF)
  • Municipal Non-Profit Housing: Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation. Newman, L.H. (1986). Occasional Paper No.13. Paper (PDF)
  • Variation in the Cost and Use of Winter Home Heating Among the Independent Elderly: A Case Study of Waterloo (1986). Hall, B., Boyce, R., Secord, R., Van Landsschoot, C. (1986). Research and Working Paper No.30. Paper (PDF)
  • Housing in Saskatchewan: Seminar Summary. Deborah, L, Carter, T. (1986). Research and Working Paper No.27Paper (PDF)
  • Housing in Manitoba: Seminar Summary. Lyan D., Carter, T. (1986). Research and Working Paper No.25. Paper (PDF)
  • Housing Subsidies in a Period of Restraint: The Canadian Experience, 1973-1984. Hulchanski, J.D, Drover, G. (1986). Research and Working Paper No.16Paper (PDF)
  • Housing Canada's Seniors. Goldblatt, S., Cates, F., Phillips, J. (1986). Report No.14Report (PDF)
  • Granny Flats: A Housing Option for the Elderly. Corke, S., Romanick, G.S., Lazarowich, M., Simon, J. (1986). Report No.13. Report (PDF)
  • Major Themes in the Evolution of Canadian Rental Housing Policy, 1900-1984. Selby, J. (1985). Paper (PDF)
  • Federal Housing Policies in the 1980s/ La politiqe fédérale de l'habitation des années 1980. McKnight, W. (1985). Occasional Paper No.12. Paper (PDF)
  • A Model for Joint Public Sector/Public Sector Participation in Core Area Housing Development and Core Area Revitalization. Levin, E.A. (1985). Report No.8. Report (PDF)
  • Off Campus: Developing Co-operative Housing for Students. Wade, M., Linton, D., Sharma, V. (1984). Occasional Paper No.8. Paper (PDF)
  • Public Housing Regeneration. Lithgow, L. (1984). Occasional Paper No.6. Paper (PDF)
  • Native Households in Winnipeg: Strategies of Co-Residence and Financial Support. Peters, E.J. (1984). Research and Working Paper No.5. Paper (PDF)
  • Structural Change in the Housing Industry. Newman, L.H. (1984). Report No.1. Report (PDF)
  • Native Housing Conditions in Winnipeg. Clatworthy, S.J. (1983). Report (PDF)
  • Residential Energy Conservation Behaviour of Winnipeg Households. Fenton, R. (1983). Paper (PDF)
  • Older Canadian Homeowners: A Literature Review. Gunn, J., Verkley, J., Newman, L. (1983). Research and Working Paper Series No.2. Paper (PDF) 
  • Proceedings of the Infill Housing Seminar held December 16, 1982 at The University of Winnipeg. Institute of Urban Studies. (1982). Paper (PDF)
  • Profiles of Housing Alternatives Available to Manitoba's Disabled. Gunn, J.P. (1982). Report (PDF)
  • Inner City Housing Study: Section V: Recommendations and Policy Options. Institute of Urban Studies. (1979).  Report (PDF)
  • Handbook for Managers of Social Housing. McKee, C., Engel C., Sherba, C. (1979). Report (PDF)
  • Housing: Inner City Type Older Areas.  McKee, C., Clatworthy, S., Frenette, S. (1979). Report (PDF)
  • Inner City Housing Study: Interim Report. Institute of Urban Studies. (1978). Report (PDF)
  • Rent Control. Vanderhoof, S. (1978). Statement (PDF)
  • Housing Component Greater Winnipeg Development Plan Review: Proposal to Undertake Study B, Older Inner City-Type Area Study. Institute of Urban Studies. (1978). Report (PDF)
  • The Apartment Tenant Relocation Study. Frenette, S., Herscovitch, J. (1978). Report (PDF)
  • Saskatchewan Housing Needs Study: Detailed Terms of Reference. Institute of Urban Studies. (1977). Report (PDF)
  • Evaluation Report: Second Short Course in Social Housing Management. Engel, C. (1977). Report (PDF)
  • Exurban Housing Development in the Winnipeg-Selkirk Corridor. Barber, J., Hathout, S. (1977). Report (PDF)
  • Evaluation Report: Social Housing Management Course Winnipeg. McKee, C. D. (1977). Report (PDF)
  • The Case for Non-Profits in the Preservation and Provision of Urban Housing. Milgram, G., McKee, C., Axworthy, L. (1976). Report (PDF)
  • Retirement Housing in Urban Neighbourhoods: Some Inner City Options. Epstien, D. (1976). Report (PDF)
  • What You Should Know About Rent Control. Chrisite, P. (1976). Urban Issues. Newsletter (PDF)
  • Housing Proposals: An 11 Point Action Plan. Institute of Urban Studies. (1975). Report (PDF)
  • Housing, Church, and Community Space: The St.Andrew's Place Redevelopment Project. Epstein, D. (1976). Report (PDF)
  • Housing Innovation and Neighbourhood Improvement: Change in Winnipeg's Inner City. Epstein, D. (1974). Book (PDF)
  • An Evaluation of the Limited Repair Program of the Winnipeg Home Improvement Project by the Institute of Urban Studies. Barker, J., Blancher, C., Epstein, D. (1973). Report (PDF)
  • Kinew Housing Incorporated. Institute of Urban Studies. (1973). Report (PDF)
  • Community Involvement in Infill Housing. Institute of Urban Studies. (1973). Report (PDF)
  • The Infill Housing Project: Phase II Report. Axworthy, L., Proctor, B., Barker, E.J., O'Brien, N.J. (1973). Report (PDF)
  • The In-fill Experimental Housing Project. Barker, E. (1972). Report (PDF)
  • Financial Implications of Different Housing Tenure Arrangements. Partridge, T. (1972). Low Income Housing Series No.1. Report (PDF)
  • The Housing Task Force: A Case Study. Axworthy, L. (1970). Report (PDF)