Mississauga is in the midst of a housing crisis. Housing affordability remains a top issue for many in our community.
Housing and rental prices keep increasing:
These prices are out of reach for 80% of the households in Mississauga.
Safe, affordable housing is the foundation for our economy and the quality of life we enjoy. People should be able to afford to live and work in Mississauga.
Learn about the City’s plans to make housing more affordable in Mississauga.
Mississauga adopted its affordable housing strategy – Making Room for the Middle – in 2017 to help provide housing that is affordable for all. At the time, the City was one of the first municipalities in Canada to develop a housing strategy focused on middle-income earners.
As of 2023, almost 90% of the strategy’s 40 actions have been completed, are ongoing or underway. Highlights include:
Read the full Making Room for the Middle housing strategy.
In 2023, the City launched Growing Mississauga, our action plan to get more housing built and to make it more affordable. The plan outlines 5 goals and 23 actions the City will take over the next four years. The plan also details where private sector and government support is necessary to meet the accelerated pace of development.
Growing Mississauga includes the following actions to improve housing affordability: