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Housing Services

Are you are looking for rental housing?

Housing Help

If you need housing help in the City or County of Peterborough, a stop by or call the Housing Resource Centre. You can use the housing help centre, book an appointment with a housing counsellor, and more. Located at 540 George Street N in Peterborough (on the corner of George and McDonnel 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

Applications for social housing are handled by Housing Access Peterborough (HAP). You can apply to more than one (1) location through the same application form. Staff at HAP manage the wait list and can help you with your questions. Social housing is sometimes called rent geared-to-income (RGI) housing. More information is available on the Housing Division's Apply for Rent Geared to Income Housing website.

Peterborough Renovates Program
- Applications available April 15 to May 24, 2019 at Habitat for Humanity

Applications will be available  from April 15, 2019 to May 24, 2019. Contact Habitat for Humanity at 705-750-1456 for more information. Information Sessions will begin April 15 at the Habitat for Humanity office - Call for details.

The Peterborough Renovates Program (PRP) helps low to moderate income homeowners with necessary repairs. This includes accessibility and efficiency upgrades. People in the City and County of Peterborough can through Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region at 1-855-750-1456. More information is available online at the Housing Service's Programs and Initiatives website


Have Your Say 

We are reviewing the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan and want to hear from you. "Have Your Say" and stay in touch by visiting Housing and Homelessness Plan Review website

Read about the progress being made on the commitments of the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan for Peterborough in the 2017 Progress Report and the 20 Commitments and Outcomes (2014-2017) supporting document.  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 - closed

The Homeownership Assistance Loan Program is closed for 2019. For more information check out the Housing Division's Programs and Initiatives website.

"The Housing Services 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."