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Finding A Place To Live

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One of your first things to do when you come to Peel Region will be finding a place to live.


There are  different housing options that are safe, affordable and close  to important  amenities like hospitals, malls, grocery stores.

Our communities offer friendly, welcoming neighbourhoods where you can start to build your new life.

In Peel region it may cost averagely

$845 for 1 bedroom

$1101 for 2 bedrooms

$1267 for 3 bedrooms.  

*This is based on the 2016 reported rates from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Rental Market Report for the Greater Toronto Area.

You can find affordable apartments for rent across Peel Region. 

Types of Housing

When you first arrive, you may need to find a temporary place to live until you find a permanent home. There are a variety of motels, hotels and bed and breakfast accommodations available in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon depending on your budget.

You can choose to live in 

An apartment (suite, flat)

  • Usually 1 bedroom or more dwelling with  a kitchen, a bathroom and a living room. A bachelor or studio apartment has 1 room for sleeping and eating.
  • May be in a building highrises (6-30 stories high with an elevator) or lowrises (fewer than 6 stories high, often with no elevator and called a "walk-up").
  • Generally, apartments are owned by a landlord and managed by a superintendent who lives in the building.

Room (shared accommodation)

  • You can rent  room in an apartment, house or the basement  of a house  usually rented to one person.  The tenant usually shares the kitchen, bathroom and living room with other tenants.
  • Furniture & meals  may be included. 



Detached HousesAverage House Prices

The Toronto Real Estate Board publishes the average prices of homes in Peel Region. Their January 2016 Real Estate report includes the latest average home prices, although home prices across Peel Region vary.

Average Prices of Homes in Peel December 2015 (Canadian dollars)


Detached House

Semi-detached House

Attached Row/Townhouse

Condominium Townhouse

Condominium Apartment


























Resources for Finding a Place to Live

There are  lots of resources and information available to help you find the perfect place to live.

 In addition to apartment rentals. , Peel Region has social housing options with subsidized rent available for those who qualify.