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Housing Division

National Housing Strategy - Opportunity for Public Input

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The federal government recently announced a plan to develop a National Housing Strategy. "Join the conversation" by visiting You can fill out a survey online and/or upload a written submission, by October 21, 2016.


10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan Progress Report 2015 

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The Housing and Homelessness Plan Progress Report 2015 has been received by the Joint Services Steering Committee (June 9, 2016) and shared with the public.  This report shows the second year's progress towards reaching the outcomes in the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for Peterborough (2014 to 2024).

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Peterborough Renovates Program

Applications available at the Habitat for Humanity office.

The Peterborough Renovates Program (PRP) is now available to assist low to moderate income home owners with necessary repairs, including accessibility and efficiency upgrades. Beginning on April 1, 2016 applications are available at Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & District, as funding is available.

If you live in the City or County of Peterborough and are interested in applying, please review the Program Backgrounder and the Housing Division's Programs and Initiative webpage for more details. Contact Habitat for Humanity with any questions and to apply.

Habitat for Humanity Peterborough
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

Please be advised that funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible applicants.

Applications will be available until September and processed as funding is available.  When funding for each year has been expended, applicants will be placed on a waiting list until more funding is available under that year's allocation.


Homeownership Assistance Loan Program - closed for 2016

The Homeownership Assistance Loan program is closed for 2016. Please continue to check this website for updates on program and application availability. The Programs and Initiatives webpage provides more information.



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, promotes options to increase the supply of affordable housing and supports community planning for housing and related services."