Do You Need Space for Your Service or Agency?
Niagara Regional Housing has amenity space available in our seniors building at 235 Fitch Street East in Welland. Available space is a self-contained unit of approximately 750 sqft with:
- Private office
- Roughed-in therapeutic tub room
- Reception area/programming space
- Direct, private access from the front of the building
- No available parking
Possible uses include services related to the seniors onsite and in the surrounding community.
Rental charges may apply, particularly if there will be a fee for services charged to tenants.
Suitable for office, wellness services (counselling, massage, hair care, physical therapy, foot care) or instructional teaching (meal preparation). Non-profit, charitable, service industry agencies may be interested in partnership opportunities.
Call 905-682-9201 ext. 3937 if you would like to see the space and consider submitting an Expression of Interest.
Youth Recognized at National Housing Day / Be A Voice Awards
Youth in Niagara helped Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) and partners mark National Housing Day at the Be A Voice contest awards today.
First Place: "Affordable Housing Man" (video)
by: Kiersten Atamanyk, David Butko, Alex Carullo, Matt Mocha and Chae Porter
Notre Dame College School
Second Place: "Homelessness Isn’t Black and White" (video)
by: Morgan Conquergood, Megan Kanyo and Julia Munro
E.L. Crossley Secondary School
Third Place: "There is no place like home" (window frame mobile)
by: Kerry Benitez, Katana Brown, Hannah Hamil, Soleil Laroche, Ally Lawson, Angela Paul, Chantel Prince, Lama Rafehi, Naomi Sapezinskas and CJ Warner
Fourth Place: "Sleeping Without Shelter Should Not Be An Option For Anyone" (poster)
by: Kailey Augerman
Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
Fifth Place: "Home Street Home" (poem)
by: Rachel Bannerman
Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School
Spirit Award: Sir Winston Churchill school won the Spirit Award for the highest level of participation.
Need help with your Electricity Bill?
Beginning on January 1, 2016, The Ontario Electricity Support Program will provide an ongoing monthly rate reduction directly on the bills of eligible low-income electricity ratepayers. Eligible ratepayers may receive a maximum credit of up to $50 per month.
In the News - NRH Enforcement of Public Housing Mandate
In order to address a waiting list of 4,500 households, Niagara Regional Housing is now enforcing that only tenants who qualify for subsidy live in Public Housing units. Read the facts about NRH's mandate and how it's working to help those most in need: Public Housing Mandate Fact Sheet
Making a Difference in Affordable Housing Communities
The McLaughlin Street community in Welland has successful community programs provided by Faith Welland Church and funded by Niagara Prosperity Initiatives.
Betty Boyd and Faith Welland have become an important part of this community, as they offer a wide range of activities from the Community House.
New Funding for Creating Affordable Housing
RFP-ND-15-01 closed on Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon. Nine submissions were received by the deadline and are currently being reviewed.
A Home For All: Niagara's 10 Year Community Action Plan To Help People Find and Keep Housing
See Housing and Homelessness Action Plan for more on the future of Affordable Housing and Homeless solutions.
Housing Provider Volunteer Board Member Applications Being Accepted
We are looking for volunteers who are willing to serve temporarily on housing provider Board of Directors.
Show Your Support for Affordable Housing
Housing Opens Door is a campaign to help make affordable housing a priority in Ontario, show your support and ring the doorbell.
Niagara Regional Housing is committed to reviewing our practices, processes and built environment for barriers to access for persons with disabilities.