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Living in & moving to Ottawa

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 of community and social services for those who are living in or 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

Ottawa Tenants Associations:

City of Ottawa - Government pages

Other government, community and services

For Ottawa Lawyers & legal help. Legal Aid, both subsidized legal help and private practise lawyers.

For Ottawa area community and social services including foodbanks, plus Service Ontario and Service Canada locations for provincial and federal government services.

Click the follow for Ottawa doctors, walk-in clinics, hospitals and distress centres

Ottawa emergency housing shelters

    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  • Cornerstone, women's shelter, unpublished address, (613) 237-4669 (24 hours)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



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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