What We Do

North House works to prevent homelessness in a number of ways:


Accessing Affordable Housing

Assistance with locating available units, rental applications, completion of a standard lease and connecting clients with housing providers.

Harm Reduction

Access to harm reduction supplies and education to ensure safe usage, enhanced skills and knowledge to live safer and healthier lives.

Housing First Program

Housing First is a recovery-oriented approach that moves people experiencing homelessness into independent and permanent housing.

Housing List

Weekly list of available housing in north Durham. This list is put together by North House to help aid those looking for housing.


Housing Stability Program

Helping low-income households who are at risk of homelessness or are currently homeless to secure housing or to help prevent eviction.

ID Replacement

Did you lose your I.D? Was your I.D stolen? Do you need help with the cost of your I.D replacement? North House is here to help navigate the process.


Income Tax

Book an appointment with us and the team at North House will assist in the completion of your taxes for this year, and/or previous years.


Landlord & Tenant Board Support

Do you have concerns about your tenancy and the appropriate forms to file with the Landlord and Tenant Board? Click below to get help.

Landlord Engagement

Opening Doors in Durham Region the benefit program for landlords with signing bonuses and risk mitigation funds to help cover costs of repairs.

Low-income Energy Assistance

Behind on your electricity or gas bill and at-risk for having your service disconnected? You may qualify for the LEAP Program.


Ontario Electricity Support Program

North House is an authorized agency for The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP).


RentSmart is a course designed to teach people important skills to build knowledge and confidence to find and keep housing.

Shower, Laundry and Kitchen

Shower, laundry and kitchen facilities for individuals and families without access.

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Frequently asked questions.