Brampton is a city in the province of Ontario. It is located in the Greater Toronto Area between the cities of Mississauga, Caledon and Vaughan. It has been called “The Flower Town of Canada” because of the greenhouse industry in the city. It is the ninth largest city in Canada,population of many different ethnicities. The city celebrates and encourages its art scenethrough its Graffiti Project and its Public Art Tour, among other projects which showcase the value of art in the city.
Housing discrimination is prohibited by the Fair Housing Act. Discrimination covered by the Act can take many different forms beyond just raising prices or lying about availability. For example, the Act addresses wheelchair access in some newer properties. Learn what the Fair Housing Act covers, how to complain, and how the investigation process works.
There is plenty of fun for the whole family in Brampton. The city has many splash pads all around for kids to play during summer. There are also events that the whole family can enjoy, such as watching a movie outside at night at various locations around the city, or attending a children’s concert. Dogsledding is a unique and entertaining activity during winter. The City of Brampton also offers programs for children,in which they can enroll according to their interests. Many schools and daycares can also be found around the area.
The Fair Housing Act does not specifically prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. But discrimination against someone who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) may still be in violation of the Act or other state or local regulations. If you think you've been discriminated against for these reasons, file a complaint as described above, or email HUD at LGBTFairhousing@hud.gov with general questions about LGBT housing issues.
Brampton has a large manufacturing sector providing22% of the jobs in the city. Other industries that employ a large amount of the workforce include retail trade, transportation, and warehousing. The workforce in Brampton is young and well educated, and the city has a high employment level. Many new businesses start-up every year in the city, adding to the over 8,000 businesses that currently operate in Brampton. The top employers in the city include Rogers Communications and Loblaw Companies Limited. The unemployment rate in the Region of Peel is 6.1%, which is lower than the general rate inthe country.
You can store multiple payment methods in your account, allowing you to pay your rent from multiple sources – for example, part from checking, part from savings, and part on a debit/credit card. More information about rent payment upgrades is coming shortly. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact your property management office.