Find a Community Housing Unit
Community housing units are located across Niagara. To learn about the locations, sort by the name of unit, city or the number of bedrooms you need.
When you apply for community housing, you will include your preferred locations in the application. If eligible, you will be placed on the housing waitlist for those locations and contacted when a unit is available for you.
Accessible units may be available for occupancy immediately. For more information on accessible units, eligibility and applying for a unit, search for a unit and review the accessibility features.
Search for a unit
There is a long wait for community housing in Niagara. Be sure that you have a phone number where Housing Services can reach you or leave messages. If we cannot get in touch with you, your application will be cancelled.
Keep us updated on any changes to the information on your application to keep your place on the waiting list.
Wait times for seniors aged 55 and older
City / town Bachelor One bedroom Fort Erie No units 10 years Grimsby No units 8 years Lincoln (Beamsville) No units 8 years Niagara-on-the-Lake No units 12 years Niagara Falls 7 years 8 years Port Colborne No units 10 years St. Catharines No units 7 years Thorold No units 7 years Welland No units 7 years West Lincoln (Smithville) No units 7 years
Wait times for singles aged 16 to 54
City / town Bachelor One bedroom Fort Erie 12 years 9 years Lincoln (Beamsville) No units 13 years Niagara Falls No units 21 years Port Colborne No units 15 years St. Catharines 12 years 20 years Welland 12 years 17 years
Wait times for households with dependents
City / town Two bedrooms Three bedrooms Four bedrooms Five bedrooms Fort Erie 4 years 4 years 8 years No units Lincoln (Beamsville) 4 years 8 years No units No units Niagara Falls 7 years 8 years 10 years 11 years Port Colborne 9 years 8 years 7 years No units St. Catharines 8 years 15 years 10 years 12 years Thorold 8 years 8 years No units No units Welland 4 years 8 years 8 years 7 years West Lincoln (Smithville) 10 years 7 years No units No units