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Affordable Housing Toronto

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Housing Services

If you or someone you know needs support to access a safe, affordable place to live in Toronto, many different emergency and affordable housing options are available. Whether you are looking for an emergency, short-term, or long-term housing solution, HelpSeeker makes it quick and easy to find the help you need. It’s free, anonymous, and accessible in 23 languages.

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Drop-in shelters and homeless shelters provide a temporary place to stay overnight.

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Family Residence - Toronto Emergency Shelter

Family Residence is a short term shelter that offers case management and referrals to community agencies, children and youth programs, assistance in finding housing and workshops about housing readiness, life skills and employment…

Kennedy House - Kennedy House Youth Shelter

The Kennedy House Youth Shelter is the only shelter in East Toronto, offering emergency and supportive care to homeless youth in our city. Our shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year and provides for the immediate needs of youth 16-24 by providing food, 40-bed emergency shelter, basic necessities and crisis intervention…

Emergency Housing

For those experiencing domestic abuse or violence, emergency housing programs offer temporary support with housing needs and other services.

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Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter

Ernestine’s provides a roof over your head, a bed, basic necessities, counselling and other supportive services that are free and confidential if you are fleeing an abusive relationship…

YWCA Toronto - Women’s Shelter

YWCA Women’s Shelter provides a furnished room for every woman and her children with shared bathrooms, nutritious meals and snacks…

Supportive Housing

These housing programs offer housing for seniors, people with disabilities, or others who need extra help and support services for their daily living.

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PAARC - Addiction Support Housing

PAARC works with Supportive Housing in Peel to provide housing and support for clients with substance abuse issues and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and need stable housing with support…

Houselink Community Homes

Houselink provides supportive housing for people who live with mental illness, some of whom have been homeless and/or involved with the justice system due to their illness…

Transitional Housing

Programs that offer temporary, supportive housing for those transitioning from homelessness to living independently in a permanent home.

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Fort York Residence - Transitional Housing

Fort York has 74 dormitory-style shelter beds and 24 self-contained bachelor units as transitional housing, along with workshop and meeting space, and a computer lab…

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St. Clare Inn - Transitional Housing

St. Clare Inn is a transitional housing project that offers accommodation to homeless women between the ages of 30-60 who are struggling with a diagnosed mental health issue…

Low-Income Housing

Housing programs that offer affordable rental housing with below-market rent for low-income individuals and families or rent geared towards your income, including housing corporations, housing providers, affordable housing buildings, affordable-housing projects, and new affordable rental homes.

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Woodgreen Community Housing

We address the housing affordability problem by helping people and families looking for a safe, affordable place to call home. We assist with rental building searches, help with subsidized housing applications, advocate and negotiate on behalf of tenants, prevent evictions, and refer people to emergency shelters in crises…


Cota - The Bailey House

Bailey House is a supportive housing program located in Parkdale. We provide rent-subsidized accommodation and 7 days/week on-site Cota supports to 15 adult men (16+ years) living with serious mental health challenges, co-occurring diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions, and homeless or at significant risk of becoming homeless at the time of referral…

Housing Payment & Landlord/Tenant Support

Other resources and subsidy programs that can help you with housing issues.

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Mississauga Community Legal Services

MCLS - Tenants’ Rights

Advise tenants about their rights under the Residential Tenancies Act and the Housing Services and about their subsidized units and subsidy from the Region of Peel…

PCAS - Trusteeship Program

The Trusteeship Program provides automatic Pay Direct to Landlord and utility companies where applicable, debt and credit counselling and management, landlord and tenant mediation…

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HelpSeeker helps over 270 people a month find resources and services in Toronto


Explore over 310 listings offering housing services and resources in Toronto

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HelpSeeker connects individuals looking for help with local, provincial, and national organizations that offer housing support for those in the City of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). From non-profit organizations to provincial government organizations and private rental housing with rent subsidies, you can search our database to find affordable housing units, affordable rental units, shelters and other housing supports – filtered to match your needs.

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