About us

MotsVision

50 years of social housing in the heart of our neighbourhoods 

The OMHM is a known and recognized social builder

Mandate

The OMHM's mandate is to manage and administer the island of Montreal's housing stock and housing programs and to implement social and community-based activities that promote the well-being of its tenants.

Mission

Improve the living conditions of low-income individuals and families by offering quality services and housing, while fostering their power of influence and action.

Vision

The OMHM is a known and recognized social builder.

A social and urban development player, it builds on the vitality of its communities and seizes opportunities to offer diverse and creative solutions to its tenants and to Montrealers.

Along with its housing partners, the OMHM builds a shared vision of social housing on the island of Montreal.

Our values and commitments

The OMHM Code of Ethics is based on the following values:
  • client satisfaction, which reflects the desire and will to meet the needs and expectations expressed by clients quickly and within available resources;
  • transparency, which represents a commitment to sharing information and implementing operating rules and procedures that are verifiable and known to everyone;
  • pursuit of excellence, which expresses a determination to promote innovation, creativity and initiative in order to make the most of available resources, to find the most suitable solutions to the needs expressed, and to organize activities in the most cost-effective manner;
  • respect, which illustrates a willingness to accept differences, treat others with respect, recognize each individual’s worth and protect human dignity;
  • integrity, which refers to honesty and fairness towards clients as well as subordinates, colleagues, superiors, the organization and third parties;
  • loyalty, which represents the fulfillment, by all staff members, of their duties in good faith and the defence, in all circumstances, of the interests and reputation of the OMHM.
Finally, the OMHM undertakes to:
  • be a responsible and accountable organization;
  • adhere to the principles of social development and sustainable development;
  • promote reliance on the social economy; and;
  • enhance and promote partnerships.

The types of housing offered by the OMHM

Subsidized housing

The rent of this type of housing is set at 25% of the household income. It is offered to households that meet all the eligibility requirements.

Affordable rent housing

The rent for this type of housing is below market rents and is determined by the size of the housing, its location and the services provided. This housing can be offered to households whose income exceeds the maximum amount set out in the eligibility requirements.

Other types of housing

The rent for this type of housing is equal to market rents. It is offered to households whose income exceeds the maximum amount set out in the eligibility requirements.