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Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation (DRNPHC) is a social housing provider that owns and manages more than 1100 apartment and townhouse rental units at 19 sites across Durham Region in the Province of Ontario. The purpose of this website is to provide general information about the Corporation, its policies, operations, and mission as part of an overall communication strategy for all of our stakeholders.


Now Accepting Applications!

**New** 50 Affordable Housing Units For Seniors and Persons with Disabilities


100 McKay Street Cannington, ON

The Region of Durham has allocated funding from the Federal and Provincial governments to have 50 units built under the Investment in Affordable Housing program. Rents are set at affordable market rent levels.  Please review this information carefully to determine if the available unit is right for you before submitting an application.  If you are interested in applying for a unit, please follow the application/expression of Interest directions below.


Location: 100 McKay Street in Cannington, Ontario. Cannington is approximately 60 minutes north of Oshawa by car and is located in Brock Township. Cannington has stores, a community center and several recreation events. Public Transit and medical services are limited in the village.

Units will be ready for occupancy in or around Spring 2020.


It is estimated that rent will be approximately $920.00 monthly for a 1 bedroom suite. Parking will be $30.00/month.  Rent amounts will be confirmed prior to lease signing.

Rent for 1 bedroom suites include:

  • heat
  • water
  • hot water
  • hydro
  • fridge
  • stove

Last month’s rent deposit, equal to monthly rent charge is required.

All units include vinyl and tile flooring in, stone counter tops, stainless steel fridge and large entry ways. The building has an elevator and laundry facilities, as well as ample common room spaces for tenants.


To be eligible, maximum gross annual family income cannot exceed $47,000 per year. Household asset limits of $50,000 (single person) and $75,000 (couple) also apply. Applicants must be 65 years of age or older to qualify or be a person with disabilities.

Once applicants have been selected, an open house will occur to view units.

Expression of Interest Application can be accessed here. Be sure to include:

  • Status in Canada (examples: Canadian birth certificate, Canadian citizenship card, valid Canadian passport, Permanent Resident card)
  • Income tax assessment from Revenue Canada for 2018 or if your income has changed since 2018, please also include copies of your current income stubs


Expression of interested applications can be sent to Lori Barber, Housing Services Division, 605 Rossland Rd. East, P.O. Box 623, Whitby, ON L1N 6A3 or by email to


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