Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Niagara Region Headquarters (including NRH) is closed to the public until further notice. Please do not come to Niagara Region Headquarters – call if you need emergency service. We will continue to update this website as the situation changes.


  1. Information from the Government of Ontario (available in multiple languages)
  2. Niagara Region Public Health is the most reliable source of information about COVID-19 in Niagara

If you someone you know needs non-COVID-related care, please contact your family doctor. If you do not have family doctor, please contact Telehealth Ontario for advice: 1-866-797-0000.

Media Release

Imagine Not Having a Stable Home During COVID-19 - National Housing Day 2020

Anti-Racism Statement

2020 Annual Report

NRH 2020 Annual Report

527 Carlton Street Officially Opens in St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) joined Chris Bittle, MP for St. Catharines, the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Jennie Stevens, MPP for St. Catharines, Niagara Regional Chair Jim Bradley and St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik to celebrate the completion and grand opening of their new affordable housing building.

527 Carlton Street Media Release

Community Housing Renewal Strategy

On April 17, 2019, the Province released the Community Housing Renewal Strategy, outlining their plan to stabilize and grow the community housing sector in Ontario.

Affordable Housing Intensification Project Announced in Welland

Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) and the City of Welland have announced the site of NRH’s intensification project on Roach Avenue in Welland. This project will see four aging NRH Public Housing units (two semi-detached homes) replaced with six stacked row houses (12 units).

Media Release

Making a Difference in Affordable Housing Communities

The McLaughlin Street community in Welland has successful community programs provided by Faith Welland Church.

Faith Welland have become an important part of this community, as they offer a wide range of activities from the Community House.

Watch the 2020 summer program video »

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.


Niagara Regional Housing is committed to reviewing our practices, processes and built environment for barriers to access for persons with disabilities.

If you need assistance with accessibility, contact 905-682-9201 ext. 3906. If you need a document in an alternate format, please use this form: Alternate Format Request.

More information is available from Niagara Region Accessibility or from Accessibility Ontario.

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