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Asher Place Ottawa


VIDEO: Life at Asher

Checkout our video about life at Asher Place Apartments. You will hear insights from residents about life and living here! Also, there is a wealth of information about the non-profit organization and governance of Asher Christian Seniors Inc.


Asher has one and two bedroom apartments.

One Bedroom Apartments

A one bedroom apartment is 565 sq. ft.  They come with a fridge, stove, pantry, in unit storage space and a balcony. There is an inventory of units with a walk-in shower.

Two Bedroom Apartments

The two bedroom apartment is 666 sq. ft. and equipped with a fridge, stove, pantry, in unit storage space and a balcony.  Some of the units also have a walk-in shower.

Laundry Facilities

Each floor has a washer and clothes dryer which is shared by the tenants.

How to Apply:

Market Renting:

  1. To apply for market rent apartments, please call 613-723-7779 for an appointment to pick up the application. An application cannot be mailed.
  2. Complete the application and return to the Asher Place office. This will add your application to the waiting list for an apartment at Asher Place.
  3. When a unit becomes available, we will contact you to set an appointment to view the apartment.

Subsidized Renting:

If your desire is to rent a subsidized apartment at Asher Christian Seniors Inc., you must first register with the City of Ottawa Housing Registry. For more information, please contact the Social Housing Registry at 613-526-2088 and/or the office located at 2197 Riverside Drive on the 5th floor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the age requirements to live here? 

You or your spouse/partner must be 65 years old to apply and to live here.

Are there any home care services provided?

Asher is independent living, we do not provide meals or medical services.  A hair dresser and foot care specialist come in to provide their services for a fee.

Is smoking allowed in the building?

Asher has a no smoking/vaping policy with a prohibition on all cigarettes, the various forms of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and cannabis that applies at the whole property at 490 Viewmount Drive.

Am I allowed to have a pet?

Asher has a no pet policy.

Which activities are available for tenants?

A host of activities occur with regular activities such as a coffee hour and weekly Bible Study. Other functions are planned by the tenants like summer BBQ’s, pot-luck dinners and special holiday event dinners. There is also a strong community with regular activities next-door at Bethel Pentecostal Church.

Is there a gym available?

We provide a physical activity room with several equipment pieces which are available for use at own risk.

Am I required to pay first and last month’s rent once lease is signed?

A first month’s rent is required to guarantee rental of the apartment unit. A last month’s rent is not required.

Asher Christian Seniors Inc.

613 - 723 - 7779

490 Viewmount Drive, Ottawa, ON

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