Located on a residential street with lots of greenery, west of midtown Toronto, YWCA Humewood Drive Housing is a double duplex apartment building. We offer rent-geared-to-income, shared apartments for 16 single women. 

What does this program offer?

A place to live:

  • unfurnished bedroom in shared accommodation
  • double duplex building with four apartments, each with four bedrooms
  • each apartment contains a shared kitchen, living room and bathroom
  • furnished common areas
  • limited parking on-site (additional cost)
  • coin operated laundry on-site
  • computer room
  • residents cook for themselves and share household chores
  • restriction on overnight guests
  • women born in Canada, immigrant women, women with addictions and mental health issues, women of colour, lesbians and transgendered women make up this diverse and vibrant community 

A place to thrive:

  • job search skill development assistance
  • financial planning workshops and income tax clinics
  • life skills development and stress management
  • gardening
  • crafting
  • cultural celebrations and events

Who is this program for?

  • single women 16 years of age and older who want to an affordable, safe room in shared accommodation in a cooperative living environment

Who do I contact?

Housing Intake
416.961.8101 x397

Rental information

  • rent is geared to income (the amount of rent paid is determined by income)
  • rent includes heat and hydro
  • tenants sign a yearly lease
  • tenants are responsible for their own phone, TV, internet and cable

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