MACPHAIL HOUSE

Address167 Lowther Avenue, Toronto, M5R 1E5
Housing Fees$506.00 to $720.00  
Houses12
Shared Bathrooms4
Shared Kitchens 1
Common Spaces2
Wi-FiUpgraded in 2020, $9 per month
LaundryUnlimited, in-house
Meal PlanThis house has a mandatory meal plan. Members pay their meal plan fees at the central office. House members purchase communal groceries and are reimbursed through this shared fund. House members also plan and prepare meals communally.
EligibilityNew members of Agnes House apply through the central office. They then must attend an interview or submit a written or video statement explaining their suitability. Existing house members confirm their membership.
HistoryAgnes MacPhail House houses 11 members, 4 washrooms and 1 kitchen. Agnes MacPhail was the first woman elected to the Canadian Parliament. A member of the CCF party (Co-operative Commonwealth Federation), a predecessor of the NDP, she was an active supporter of Co-ops. CCRI purchased Agnes MacPhail house in 1965.