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Housing Services

Have Your Say on Housing and Homelessness

We are reviewing the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan and want to hear from you. Residents and community partners are invited to connect with us and "Have Your Say"!

We are listening - please share your thoughts. What is working for you? What needs to change?

If you are interested, please be fill out the online surveyDecember 15, 2018 is the deadline to complete the survey. If you would like more information regarding the Plan and events please visit Have Your Say

2017 Progress Report

The 2017 Progress Report with the 20 Commitments and Outcomes (2014-2017) supporting document are now available!

Read about the progress being made on the commitments of the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for Peterborough. More information is available online at

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 - Applications no longer available

Applications are no longer available, as this program is delivered in first-come, first-served basis. Contact Habitat for Humanity at 705-750-1456 for more information.

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. This program helps people in the City and County of Peterborough and is delivered through the Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region 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 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 2017 Progress Report with the 20 Commitments and Outcomes supporting document. It is available online and in print format from City Hall.

Check out for more information. 

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