Welcome to Brampton!
Our city is vibrant and welcoming, with a number of cultural events, festivals, restaurants, sports and recreation areas, and green spaces to enjoy. This lively city in the Greater Toronto Area is home to over 600,000 residents and is the 9th largest city in Canada.
Visit the City of Brampton for more information.
Algoma University has partnered with the Canada Homestay Network (CHN) to provide homestay accommodations. CHN offers our students unlimited support and will match you with a welcoming family who will provide accommodation, English and cultural immersion and all meals during your stay.
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Off-Campus Housing: How to Start Your Search
Finding the right apartment or home to rent can be difficult and stressful. The secret is to plan ahead, and we’re here to help! Here are some helpful tips for finding the best rental homes and apartments in the Brampton (GTA) area.
International Travellers: Please note that these are resources that should only be accessed after accepting your offer, paying your tuition deposit and successfully completing your course registration. We also strongly encourage students to seek long-term housing prior to arriving in Canada.
Housing in Canada
In Canada, we have many rental options available to suit your needs.
How to Find a Rental
Finding the right rental can be hard! So, we created a document to help guide your search.
What is a Lease?
If you’re planning to rent, it is important that you understand the importance of a lease.
What is Tenant Insurance?
While tenant insurance may not be mandatory, it's important that you understand the value of it.
Please note that Algoma University has no direct or indirect affiliation with any of the organizations above. We are simply providing the information for you to access if you wish to pursue off-campus housing.