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Ottawa Apartments and housing rentals

Including the areas of: Carleton, Centretown, Orleans, Kanata, Nepean, Vanier, etc., Ottawa Ontario.

For information on your rights as a tenant go to the Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers page.

This is also a helpful list for those who are moving to Ottawa, not just those who are looking for Ottawa apartments for rent.

Ottawa apartments for rent, plus houses and condos rentals:

Ottawa public housing, rent geared to income accomodations, and government benefits for the disadvantaged:

Ottawa Tenants Associations:

City of Ottawa - Government pages

Other Ottawa Social Services, Agencies and Advocacy Groups (help and advice)

Ottawa Legal Services

Emergencies: Fire, police, plus distress centres

    Fire: for emergencies call 911
    City of Ottawa Fire Services, for Fire Prevention and general inquiries etc. call 580-2860

    Ottawa Police Service: for emergencies and crimes in progress call 911
    For general and non-urgent inquires call 236-1222 or 232-1123

    Poison Information 1-800 268-9017

    Distress Centres:

    • Ottawa Distress Centre, (English Only) (613) 238-3311, (bilingual) (613) 722-6914
    • Kids Helpline 1-800-668-6868

Ottawa Foodbanks and emergency shelters

  • Dalhousie Food Cupboard, 211 Bronson Ave, Ste 109, (613) 230-3982
  • Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard, 2040 Arrowsmith Dr, (613) 749-4728
  • Ottawa Food Bank, 1317B Michael Street, (613) 745-7001
  • Heron Emergency Food Centre, 1480 Heron Rd, (613) 737-9090
  • Parkdale Food Centre, 30 Rosemount Ave, Unit 2, (613) 722-8019
  • Sadaqa Food Bank, 174 Cobourg St, Unit 201, (613) 680-5679
  • For Emergency shelters in Ottawa, call 311, or Toll-Free 866-261-9799, TTY: 613-580-2401 or the General Line 613-580-2626;

  • Emergency Housing, City of Ottawa, family shelters
    • 159 Forward Ave, (613) 722-9495 (24 hours)
    • 2980 Carling Avenue, (613) 820-9909 (24 hours)
  • Cornerstone, women's shelter, unpublished address, (613) 237-4669 (24 hours)
  • Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton, (for abused women,) general number (613) 225-0533, and the Crisis Line (613) 225-3129
  • Salvation Army, 171 George Street, (613) 241-1573 (24 hours)
  • Shepherds of Good Hope, 233 Murray Street, (613) 789-8210
  • Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth, 65 Harvey St., (613) 223-0672
  • The Ottawa Mission, 35 Waller Street, (613) 234-1144

Ottawa Hospitals and Healthcare

Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 for health advice over the phone

Walk in and Community Health Clinics




Other Services

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General Reference

Places to visit on the site:
Ontario Tenants homepage         |       Residential Tenancies Act       |     Finding an apartment
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Q&A   |   Housing and poverty reports   |   Other housing links
Tenant rights and social justice     |     Renters muncipal issues     |     Rent Control
Apartment safety & security  | Tenant health: Toxic mould, cockroaches  | Consumer Information
Tenant association organizing   |    Utility costs: Ontario hydro, natural gas   |    Ontario MPP list