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.
Whether you pay your rent by phone, mail, online, or in person at a payment center, your rent is due on the first day of each month. Paying your rent on time is the most important thing you can do to support your development’s services and amenities. Residents who do not pay their rent on time are subject to legal action and possible eviction. If you have an unexpected change in your income, please see your development manager. We can help you get financial counseling or adjust your rent, if warranted. If you have any questions related to rent payments or e-Bills, please contact the Customer Contact Center at 718-707-7771.
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.
Housing supported by the Office of Housing is rent- and income-restricted to ensure that the affordable units we fund are occupied by those who need it most. The below income and rent limits are based off HUD figures, annually updated, and posted as soon as they are available. Each program has a particular income focus and requirements, and is thus listed separately.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. The trademarks REALTOR®, REALTORS®, and the REALTOR® logo are controlled by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify real estate professionals who are members of CREA.
The two English language school boards in the city are the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board which operates the Catholic English schools. There are also two French language school boards in the city called Conseil scolaireViamonde and Conseil scolaire de district Catholique Centre-Sud,whichoperates the French Catholic schools in the area. For students looking to attend a post-secondary institution, there are two options in the city:Algoma University at Brampton and Sheridan College. There are also other options close by such as the University of Toronto, Humber College and CIMT College Malton Campus.