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Single Room Occupancy

Provides greater financing choices to borrowers providing single private room accommodations within a multiple tenant building.

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  • Available for new construction, purchase or refinance.
  • Single room occupancy projects with a minimum of 5+ units.
  • Provides short- to long-term accommodation as a single private room within a multiple tenant building. Residents have access to shared bathrooms and sometimes shared cooking facilities.
  • CMHC may consider amortization periods of up to 40 years.

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