Habitations Jeanne-Mance

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Habitations Jeanne-Mance
Neighbourhood
Habitations Jeanne-Mance is located in Montreal
Habitations Jeanne-Mance
Habitations Jeanne-Mance
Location of Habitations Jeanne-Mance in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°30′43″N 73°33′51″W / 45.512001°N 73.564221°W / 45.512001; -73.564221Coordinates: 45°30′43″N 73°33′51″W / 45.512001°N 73.564221°W / 45.512001; -73.564221
Country Canada
Province Quebec
City Montreal
Borough Ville-Marie
Inauguruated October 15, 1959
Area
 • Land 0.077 km2 (0.030 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,700
 • Density 22,077.9/km2 (57,181/sq mi)

Habitations Jeanne-Mance is a public housing project in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located in the borough of Ville-Marie and is bordered by Ontario Street to the north, De Boisbriand Street to the south, Saint Dominique Street to the west and Sanguinet Street to the east. It was the first public housing project in Canada.[1]

The complex occupies an arrea of 7.7 hectares (19 acres), and counts 788 housing units. There are five high-rise buildings for senior citizens, fourteen 3-storey multiplexes for families, and nine townhouses for families.[2] The complex is home to over 1,700 residents representing seventy countries. The average household income is C$12,000 per year.[3]

The first tenants moved into the complex on October 15, 1959. All units were completed in May 1961.[4]

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  1. ^ "Reminiscence of the first social housing project in Canada" (PDF). Corporation d'habitation Jeanne-Mance. 2009-09-18. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Site and housing". Corporation d'habitation Jeanne-Mance. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Saint-Jacques, Sylvie (2011-07-25). "La nouvelle vie des Habitations Jeanne-Mance" (in French). La Presse. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Who We Are: HISTORY". Corporation d'habitation Jeanne-Mance. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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