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The goals of the Age-Friendly Housing Committee are to explore and advocate for appropriateaffordableaccessible, and available housing on the continuum from independent living to long-term care for older people in the Ottawa region.



and evaluate housing options for older adults

Provide information

and education about housing options for older adults in Ottawa

Provide input

to the municipal and community initiatives related to housing

Track and access

policies that will affect housing for older adults


This Guide will help you better understand your housing options and make informed decisions about where you want to live now and in the future. 

Age-Friendly Housing Survey

The Council on Aging of Ottawa (COA) wants to hear from you!     Older adults are the...

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Accessible Housing and Universal Design

People living with disabilities, including many older adults, require accessible built...

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