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Hamilton apartments and rental housing

Including the areas of: Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough and Stoney Creek

For information on your rights as a tenant go to the Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers page or call the Hamilton Tenants Hotline, (905) 526-9119, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Hamilton apartments for rent, plus houses and condo rentals:

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

Hamilton Tenants Associations:

City of Hamilton - Government pages

    City of Hamilton, main page, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, (905) 546-2489
    How to contact your City of Hamilton Mayor and City Councillors
    City of Hamilton Bylaws

    Hamilton apartment heat bylaw. If your heat is not maintained at least at 20 degrees Celsius, from September 1 to May 31, first complain to your landlord, then you can call the City of Mississauga, either your City Councillor through the general city number, or a bylaw inspector, regarding apartment heat by calling (905) 546-2489.

    Snow must be removed within 24 hours of a snowfall or face a fine, but if you are a senior or disabled, you can contact the city and they'll clear your sidewalk for you. Contact your city councillor's office for more information, including how to report someone not clearing their sidewalks.

    Hamilton garbage and recycling information. and Hamilton Hazardous Household Waste for proper disposal of hazardous waste such as batteries, fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps (as they contain mercury,) pharmaceuticals, paints, solvents, pesticides, etc..

Other government services

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

Hamilton Area Legal Services


    • Hamilton Community Legal Clinic
      • 100 Main Street East Suite 203, (2nd floor) - Landmark Place, Hamilton, ON L8N 3W4, 905-527-4572
      • 1320 Barton St., East, Hamilton, ON L8H 2W1, 528-0163 ext 3253

    • Legal Aid Ontario, Hamilton-Kitchener District Office, 110 King Street West Suite 780, Hamilton L8P4S6, 905-528-0134 or Toll-free: 1-877-449-4003

    • Landlord and Tenant Board, Southern Regional Office, 119 King Street West, 6th Floor, Hamilton, 1-888-332-3234

Emergencies: Fire, police, plus distress centres

Hamilton Foodbanks and emergency shelters

  • Booth Centre Single Men's Hostel, 94 York Boulevard, 905-527-1444
  • Good Shepherd Centres (men's shelter) 135 Mary Street, 905 528-9109
  • Inasmuch House, for women over 16 and their children, Crisis line: 905-529-8600; general telephone: 905-529-8149
  • Interval House, (for women and their children), Crisis Line: 905-387-8881, General phone: 289-895-8580
  • Martha House, (Women) 905-523-8895
  • Mary's Place, (Women) 905-540-8000
  • Native Women's Centre, 905-522-1502
  • Notre Dame House (youth,) 14 Cannon Street West, 905-308-8090

Hamilton Hospitals and Healthcare



Other Services

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