Brantford Access To Housing Local Housing Resources  
Welcome to the Brantford Access to Housing Website. There are different types of housing that you can apply for in the City of Brantford and the County of Brant, and they are explained below.

NOTE: You can apply to any or all of these types of housing at the same time.
       
Social Housing / Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Housing
Social Housing / Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Housing
The rent for RGI housing is determined by your household’s income. There are several social housing communities in the City and County. Please note that most communities will have waiting lists. If your household wishes to apply for RGI housing click here
To check the current status of your existing application for RGI housing click here. For other housing opportunities, be sure to check out the options listed below. 
To update a current application use this Applicant Information Update Form
       
  Market Rent Housing - Non Profit
Market Rent Housing - Non Profit
Many of the housing providers that provide Rent-Geared-to-Income housing also rent units at market rates. This means there is no subsidy provided. You can inquire about units and arrange viewing by clicking here.
 
       
  Affordable Housing
Affordable Rental Housing
This is rental housing that has been built over the past few years under a new federal-provincial housing program. The rents are restricted to the average rent for this area or less. There are also restrictions on household income that qualifies for this type of housing. You will be required to apply directly to the property manager. To look at these properties, click here.
 
       
  Market Rent Housing - Private
Market Rent Housing - Private
If you do not qualify for other types of housing or cannot wait for them, you may wish to check out rental units in the private market. Many are listed in local newspapers. Newspapers are available at Public Libraries. Listings can also be viewed online by clicking the Brantford Expositor Listings.