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Housing Support

Our resources help students find safe, comfortable, and inclusive living environments.

Niagara University is committed to providing comprehensive housing support to ensure a safe, comfortable, and inclusive living environment for all students. We encourage all members of our community to take advantage of the following resources, to foster a vibrant campus community.

Canada Homestay Network

Niagara University has partnered with the Canada Homestay Network (CHN) to offer students homestay accommodations throughout their academic journey. Experience the warmth of a home away from home, fostering supportive communities, lifelong friendships, and unforgettable memories for all students.

Homestay Accommodations

For more detailed information on further accommodation types, please visit the Canada Homestay Network’s website.

Rate Plans & Fees

Program Dates: 9/1/2024 to 8/31/2025

How to Apply

To be considered for admission to The Canada Homestay Network (CHN)’s homestay program, visit the CHN website, read the CHN Student Guide, complete the required forms (Student Homestay Agreement and Student Participation Agreement), and provide a non refundable $500 deposit to the CHN.

Upon receipt of the above requirements, the CHN will issue an invoice for full payment, and begin processing a student’s homestay application. We strongly encourage students to apply for the CHN Homestay program at least 10 weeks prior to their arrival in Canada to ensure a smooth transition. Confirmation of the Homestay Host will be provided to students following receipt of full payment.


For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Canada Homestay Network Directly via their “Get in Touch” form.

Students with family members and dependents who may wish to partake in the Canada Homestay Network’s International Student Homestay program, are asked to connect with Student Services directly to discuss eligibility.

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