About NRH

Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) has been administering Social Housing for Niagara Region since 2002. Governed by a Board of Directors with five Niagara Regional Councillors and four community members, NRH provides a spectrum of low-income housing options in Niagara through a combination of legislated programs and services including:

2018 Overview

5,377

Households were on the Centralized Waiting List at the end of 2018

47

Households granted a forgivable loan to help buy their first home through Welcome Home Niagara

49

Homeowners received assistance through Niagara Renovates

67

Households were housed through the Housing First program

2,684

Rent-Geared-to-Income units provided*

618

Affordable housing units provided through New Development *

3,601

Non-Profit and Co-operative units provided

1,370

Rent Supplement and Housing Allowance units provided


*91 NRH-owned units, from the Fitch Seniors building in Welland and the Broadoak Family community in Niagara Falls, have affordable (80% market) and market rents.


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