About NRH

Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) is governed by a Board of Directors that includes five Niagara Regional Councillors and four community members. NRH provides and supports low-income housing in Niagara through:

For more information about NRH, please see:

2020 Overview

Note: in 2020, NRH was also administering Community Housing on behalf of Niagara Region


Households were on the Centralized Waiting List at the end of 2020


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


Homeowners received assistance through Niagara Renovates


New households were housed through the Housing First program


Rent-Geared-to-Income units provided*


Affordable housing units provided through New Development


Non-Profit and Co-operative units provided


Rent Supplement, Housing Allowance and Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit units provided

* This includes approximately 200 units with affordable (80% market) and market rents in Niagara Falls (Jubilee Drive), St. Catharines (Carlton Street), Thorold (St. David’s Road) and Welland (Fitch Street and Roach Avenue).

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