NL Housing Corporation 

Address: Sir Brian Dunfield Building, PO Box 220, 2 Canada Drive, St. John’s NL, A1C 5J2 

Tel: (709) 724-3000
Fax: (709) 724-3007
Twitter: @NLHousing
Facebook: @NewfoundlandandLabradorHousing 
Contact: Jenny Bowring—Manager, Corporate Communications 
Tel: (709) 724-3055
Fax: (709) 724-3250


For anyone experiencing homelessness, please call:  1-833-724-2444 

After hours maintenance emergency contact numbers click here


To develop and administer housing assistance policy and programs for the benefit of low to moderate income households throughout the province.

Target Population:

Low – moderate income households throughout the province.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:


  • Rental Housing Program: NLHC owns and administers approximately 5,560 social housing units throughout various regions of the province, with the greatest concentration of units located in St.John’s (3,192) and Corner Brook (802). These homes are rented to low-income earners, with rental rates based on 25 per cent of net monthly income. Click here for more information


  • Home Energy Savings Program (HESP): HESP is a provincial initiative designed to assist low-income households with making energy efficient retrofits to their homes. The program will provide owners of single, row and semi-detached housing, assistance is available in the form of a grant up to $5,000 per unit. **Please note: Condo owners are not eligible for HESP assistance**. For more information click here
  • Home Modification Program (HMP): HMP is designed to provide funding to low-to-moderate income homeowners ($46,500 or less), seniors, and persons with disabilities who require accessibility changes to their residences, which can help promote independence and self-reliance, assist with a better quality of life, and enable individuals to remain in their own homes for a longer period. For more information click here
  • Provincial Home Repair Program (PHRP): homeowners with low-income an annual household income of $32,500 or less who require renovations to their homes to complete structural and related repairs, with improvements in basic heating, electrical and plumbing services. For more information click here


  • Affordable Rental Housing Program (ARHP): Is funded by NLHC and partners with private and community housing developers to create new affordable rental units for lower income households. This program provides one-time capital funding in the form of a forgivable loan to assist in the creation of affordable rental housing units throughout the province. There are two distinct application streams – the Private Sector Stream and the Community Housing Sector Stream. For further information click here
  • Partner-Managed Housing Program: This program is directed in support of social housing initiatives largely in partnership with partner-managed non-profit housing groups. Most of the social housing units under this program are operated directly by individual groups with NLHC holding the mortgage on these properties and providing some level of operating assistance. Overall, approximately 77 per cent of the partner-managed units are occupied by seniors with an average age of 76 years and an average annual income of $19,232. For more information click here
  • Supportive Living Program (SLP): The Supportive Living Program, an initiative funded through the Poverty Reduction Strategy, provides operating grants to incorporated non-profit organizations to prevent and end homelessness through a “Housing First” approach whereby individuals are housed, with minimal conditions, and provided individualized supports to foster long-term housing stability. For more information click here

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