Frequently Asked Questions

Considering renting with us? Here are answers to some questions we hear from prospective tenants.

If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please contact us.

Q: What utilities are included with the rent?
A: This depends on which property you’re interested in. Our Residential Rentals include specifics for each property.

Q: Is there onsite management?
A: Yes, most of our properties have both an onsite resident manager and an onsite caretaker.

Q: Who takes care of the maintenance of the apartment?
A: Edison Properties has a maintenance department that looks after the maintenance of all our rental units.

Q: Is there underground/indoor parking available? How much does it cost?
A: Parking is available and the cost varies from $32 to $50 per month, depending on the building and type of parking.

Q: Do you have washers and dryers in individual rental units?
A: At Fort Garry Place all suites have in-suite laundry.

Q: Does the building have a social club or senior activities?
A: Many of our properties have clubs for tenants to take part in social activities.

Q: What are the options for paying monthly rent?
A: We accept cash, cheques, money orders and electronic fund transfers (EFTs) on all yearly leases. We are not accepting EFTs for furnished suites or commercial properties at this time.

Q: Do you allow pets?
A: All of our buildings are pet-free.

Q: There are no vacancies at the building I’m interested in. Do you have a waiting list for the property?
A: Yes. Call or email the resident manager for the property. Their contact information is included on each page under Residential Rentals, or you may fill out the Notification List Application.

Q: How should I budget for future rent costs?
A: Rent is typically increased at the end of the lease term, the amount of any rent increases are based on guidelines set by the Residential Tenancy Branch.

Q: Are your properties wheelchair accessible?
A: Yes.

Q: Do any of your properties offer meal programs?
A: Yes, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has meal programs set up in a few of our properties. For more information, visit the WRHA website under Helpful Links.

Already renting with us? Thanks! Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from our tenants.

If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please contact us.

Q: What are the Head Office hours of operation?
A: We are available to the public Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to to 3:00 p.m.

Q: When will I receive my new lease?
A: New leases are issued three months prior to the lease ending date.

Q: What is the lease term?
A: The lease term varies, however most of our leases expire September 30 of the given year.

Q: What are the hours of operation for the onsite residence manager?
A: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 PM and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Q: Who do I call for an emergency after-hours? 
A: Make a direct call to the on-call emergency line for your property, as listed on the Building Directory.