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Landlord Partnership Program (LPP)

The Landlord Partnership Program is an initiative of the City of Ottawa and the Salvation Army, which employs Housing Locator staff to work with landlords to match available rental vacancies to people who are participating in the City’s Housing First program.

Housing First (HF) connects people who need housing to permanent housing with supports that vary according to their needs.

Qualifying participants housed through the program receive a housing subsidy from the City of Ottawa that is paid directly to their housing provider to ensure housing stays affordable.

Housing Support Workers assist program participants with their tenancy, connect them with community resources and assist with the transition into their new homes. Support workers will conduct home visits throughout their work with HF participants. The frequency and intensity of home visits will be determined by the needs of the client.

Support is also provided by our Partner Agencies listed below.

Bridging Business and Community
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Benefits for a Landlord or Property Manager

Free Advertising
No need to spend money for marketing and advertising on available units. We offer assistance filling vacant units

Rent Direct
Rent direct payments from the participant’s financial source (Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program)

Long-term Support
Program participants are provided with long-term supports. Housing Locators are available to respond to any questions or concerns.

Damage Fund
A damage fund managed by The City of Ottawa has been set up to support landlords with eligible claims.

Building Better Communities
Participation in building a better community by providing housing to those in need!
Top 3 Reasons Landlords work with LPP


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House Icon The opportunity to reach more tenants

Funding for the LPP is provided by

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Partner Agencies

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For more information, please contact:

Housing Locator – Ottawa East
(613) 299-7428

Housing Locator – Ottawa West
(613) 298 - 7614

Office Hours
8:00am – 4:30pm
Monday to Friday