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Housing Division

National Housing Strategy

Image result for national housing strategy canadaThe government of Canada has developed a National Housing Strategy. Updates from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) are online via Twitter

Visit the National Housing Strategy website at

Homeownership Assistance Loan Program - Not being offered in 2018

The Homeownership Assistance Loan Program will not be offered in 2018.

For more information check out the Housing Division's Programs and Initiatives website.

Peterborough Renovates Program - Contact Habitat for Humanity 705-750-1456

The Peterborough Renovates Program (PRP) helps low to moderate income homeowners with necessary repairs. This includes accessibility and efficiency upgrades. The Program Backgrounder and the Housing Division's Programs and Initiatives website provide more information.

If you live in the City or County of Peterborough you can get an application from Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region's office.

Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region
Phone 705-750-1456 or toll free 1-855-750-1456

Hours Monday to Friday from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. 
Street Address
550 Braidwood Avenue Peterborough

Are you are looking for rental housing?

If you are looking for rental housing help in the city or county of Peterborough, a great first stop is the Housing Resource Centre. Set up with a housing help centre, you can walk-in to the office during business hours or call to book an appointment with a housing counsellor. Located at 540 George Street N in Peterborough (on the corner of George and McDonnell Streets) their office is located just north of City Hall. Feel free to call 705-743-2272 for more information.

Affordable Housing

  • The 2017 Affordable Housing brochure has basic information about the various buildings in the city and county of Peterborough. Call the landlords at the phone numbers listed in the brochure for information and to apply. The monthly rent cost may vary. Ask each landlord for details.

Social Housing

10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for Peterborough

10 Year Homelessness Plan Logo

The 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for the city and county of Peterborough was released in 2014. In consultation with community members, both short- and longer-term commitments were developed. The goals, also referred to as "outcomes", are connected to each of the 20 commitments of the plan.

Reports are prepared each year to report on the progress made towards meeting the goals. The most recent is the 2016 Progress Report. It is available online and in print format from City Hall.

Check out for more information. 


Housing is Fundamental 2017

The 2017 edition of Housing is Fundamental is now available. 


ONPHA Innovation in Housing Stability

CMHC Project Profiles

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) developed the following affordable housing Project Profiles:

The Housing Division:

  • sustains and enhances its portfolio of subsidized housing;