5,578 households are on the waitlist for subsidized housing.
The average wait time for a 2 bedroom subsidized housing unit is 5 years.
The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $993/month.
The vacancy rate for a 2 bedroom apartment is 1.5%.
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Our vision is to create a vibrant, caring and inclusive Niagara where everyone has a home and the support they need to succeed.
Contribute your time, talent, or treasure. Be a Housing Hero!
These Housing Heroes contributed their time, talent, or treasure to be part of the affordable housing solution in Niagara.
Drew Semple is a long-term donor, and has been actively involved with Bethlehem Housing and Support Services for nearly 30 years.
CMSIntelligence partnered with Bethlehem Housing and Support Services to help create their new website and enhance their brand personality.
Instead of receiving gifts for her birthday, Claire Fish decided she wanted her family and friends to donate to Bethlehem Housing and Support Services.
Bethlehem Housing and Support Services was created by local Housing Heroes that were concerned about the issues of homlessness in Niagara. What started as a grassroots initiative has grown to help over 300 families each year by providing affordable housing and supports to help stabilize their lives.
In partnership with PennTerra Group and FirstOntario Credit Union, Bethlehem Housing and Support Services is building a new affordable housing development project offering 127 rental units in downtown St. Catharines. This development offers a made-in-Niagara solution to provide affordable housing and support services for individuals and families of low to moderate income.