About PEI Housing Authorities

There are nine housing authorities under the PEI Housing Corporation as outlined in the Housing Corporation Act. The Corporation shares the responsibility for social housing in the province with local housing authorities and provincial government.

The role of the housing authority in each region is to provide day to day management of housing for low income individuals and families in each of the following PEI communities:

  1. Alberton
  2. Charlottetown area
  3. Georgetown
  4. Montague
  5. Mount Stewart
  6. O'Leary
  7. Souris
  8. Summerside
  9. Tignish

Who serves on the housing authorities?

Each housing authority is made up of community members who apply through Engage PEI.

Who is the minister responsible?

The minister responsible is the Minister of Housing, Land and Communities.


Housing Services
Phone: (902) 368-5771






Published date: 
January 5, 2024
Housing, Land and Communities

General Inquiries

161 St. Peters Road 
PO Box 2000 
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-368-5770