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Housing Division

Seniors' Summit

"Designing Healthy Housing & Innovative Communities"

Peterborough Council on Aging

This year's National Housing Day celebration has been combined with the annual Seniors' Summit put on by the Peterborough Council on Aging (PCOA). The 2016 Seniors' Summit is dedicated to the issue of housing and what an aging population needs to live well in their home.  The speakers and workshops will explore different housing models, design features, local successes, future housing opportunities and complete communities through the lens of seniors needs. PCOA has organized this event with the support of the City of Peterborough, the County of Peterborough, Peterborough Public Health, Trent University, Fleming College, and the Affordable Housing Action Committee (AHAC).

Please register through the Eventbrite page for the full-day event on Thursday October 27, 2016 at Gzowski College, Trent University. 

Housing is Fundamental 2016

The Affordable Housing Action Committee (AHAC) of the City and County of Peterborough has released the 2016 edition of the annual publication Housing is Fundamental. For more information on AHAC, please visit their webpage at

National Housing Strategy - Opportunity for Public Input

Let's Talk Housing Logo

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 

10 Year Homelessness Plan Logo

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).

Check out for more information.

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."