Info for Tenants

Application Process:

To apply for Sprucelawn’s Community Housing units through Community Housing Access Centre, click this link Find Affordable Housing – Region of Waterloo. You will need to apply directly to them to be prioritized on their waitlist.

The application period for units available directly through Beyond Housing has ended. All applications will be reviewed in July 2023. If you are interested in being added to a waitlist for future vacancies at Sprucelawn, please complete the Expression of Interest Form at the bottom of this page.


General Information:

  • The new apartment building will be a non-smoking building.
  • The building will include 20 one-bedroom apartments and 8 two-bedroom apartments
  • One-bedroom apartment sizes will range from approximately 557 sq.ft to 575 sq.ft.
  • Two-bedroom apartments are approximately 828 sq.ft.
  • Two-bedroom apartments include a dishwasher (included) and in-suite laundry rough-in for stacked washer/dryer (appliances not included)
  • Parking is available at an extra cost
  • There are a limited number of storage lockers available at an extra cost
  • Tenants will be responsible to pay their own utilities
  • A shared laundry room will be located on the lower level
  • The building will include a common room for tenants
  • Grand River Transit stop #3829 on King St. (by the Mill) on bus route #21 is estimated as a 4 minute walk

Rental Information:

Beyond Housing uses The Region of Waterloo’s qualification criteria. Please note that this is not a Rent Geared to Income project. To learn more, you can download the Guide to Apply for Community Housing here: GUIDE.  It contains important information about applying through The Region of Waterloo, as well as the household income limits that Beyond Housing uses. The 2023 income limits can be found HERE.

Please note that utilities, parking, and storage lockers are not included in the following estimates:

Estimated Rent:

  • $472 – One-bedroom apartments – tenants from the Region of Waterloo’s Community Waiting List
  • $850 – $970 – One-bedroom apartments – general applications
  • $1,359 to $1,409 – Two-bedroom apartments – general applications
Complete the online version of this form by clicking on the “Expression of Interest Form” button below.