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District of Nipissing Housing Services

We are responsible for the funding and administration of social housing programs and work to prevent homelessness.

Housing Services Notices for Service Providers

I Need or Want to Move

If you or someone you know needs a place to live, we can help.

Help with Living Costs

If you are struggling to make ends meet, we can help.

Help Buying a Home

Get down payment assistance for your next home purchase.

I Need to Renovate

Get help with major repairs or renovations to your home.

I never would have been able to afford a home for my family any other way…

“Thanks to financial assistance from DNSSAB and the Home Ownership Affordability Partnership program, I can provide a real home for me and my four children. This is truly a dream come true.”

Latest News

Request for Proposals – Ontario Renovates component of the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI)

Dear Community Partner (Existing Shelter Provider): Please click on the below link for more information about the Request for Proposals under the Ontario Renovates component of the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) For further...

Centralized Waiting List Integration

For over a decade, the Nipissing District Housing Registry (NDHR) was responsible for the management of applications to the Centralized Waiting List for Rent-Geared-to-Income and Market units in the District of Nipissing. This...

ONPHA Conference and Trade Show

The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association is gearing up for their 29th annual Conference and Trade Show starting Friday November 3rd, wrapping up with the Annual General Meeting Sunday, November 5th. The event is taking place at the...

Latest Resources

Housing Access Nipissing: Assigned Priorities

Priorities may be assigned to an application if your situation meets certain criteria. The only priorities available in our district are described below. Special Priority Your application may be assigned “Special Priority” status if: You,...

Provincial and Federal Housing Legislation

Below is a list of housing legislation for your reference. Provincial Housing Legislation Housing Services Act The purpose of the Housing Services Act is to provide community-based planning and delivery of housing and homelessness...

Find A Shelter Near You

Housing Services are administered by DNSSAB
Here are some other ways we can help:

Ontario Works

Helps people become self-sufficient through temporary financial assistance and employment programs.

Children's Services

Promotes access to high quality early learning, child care and support for families.

EMS/Land Ambulance

Provides land ambulance services and administers the supply and use of Public Access Defibrillators.