Home is Where it Starts

Learn your rights and responsibilities as a social housing tenant; where to connect to services to help you remain in your home, gain access to subsidized or affordable housing, and get help if you are homeless. Also: information for housing service providers partnering with the City.

How Can We Help?


Homelessness Services

Street outreach, emergency and transitional shelters; help to find a permanent home.


Housing Services

Reach out before you lose your home. A range of ways to avoid eviction, remain steady in your housing, and connect to opportunity.

hand offering the key to a home

Subsidized Housing

The City oversees subsidized housing provided by 240 community organizations. Homes for about 265,000 Torontonians, 164,000 in City-owned Toronto Community Housing.

many hands hold pieces of the puzzle to solve homelessness

Solving Homelessness Together

More than 340 community not-for-profit agencies work with the City to help vulnerable Toronto residents find, keep and live in affordable and permanent housing.