Housing

Service at a Glance

Homeownership Down Payment Assistance Program

The Down Payment Assistance Program is no longer accepting applications. If you have submitted, we will advise of the status of your application as soon as possible

Get involved with the City's 20,000 Homes Campaign

The City of Hamilton is seeking upwards of 100 volunteers to work shifts on Sunday April 26 and Monday April 27 to participate in our Registry Week for the 20,000 Homes Campaign. 

Volunteer Sign up Deadline: April 10. 2015
Successful applicants will be contacted by Friday April 17 about Training & Registry Week activities

Subsidized Housing Application Forms

Find the forms, documents and information needed to complete an application for subsidized housing. 

Emergency Shelters

List of emergency shelters with contact information for men, women and youth.

Subsidized Housing

Access to Housing helps citizens with the application process for subsidized housing and maintains a central waiting list for more than 11,000 units across the City. 

Domiciliary Hostel Program

The Domiciliary Hostel Program prevents homelessness by providing a subsidy for safe and affordable supported housing in a communal setting (Residential Care Facility) for people who require assistance with the daily activities of life.

Rent Bank Program

Tenants facing eviction for non-payment of rent can apply to receive financial assistance from the provincial rent bank program. 

Eviction Prevention

Eviction Prevention strategies and prevention information for tenants of subsidized housing.