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News release: March 22, 2021

Residential rat control subsidy pilot program now available in Peel

Brampton, ON (March 22, 2021) – Rats are a common pest in large urban centres that can cause damage by gnawing and burrowing.

To support Region of Peel residents, the Region has launched a Residential Rat Control Subsidy Pilot Program to assist homeowners with the costs of controlling rats on the exterior of their residential properties.

The pilot program will be available from March 22, 2021 until March 31, 2022 and will reimburse eligible homeowners for 50 per cent of the cost in hiring a Region of Peel approved pest control vendor, up to a maximum of $200 per calendar year per residential Peel address.

Eligibility Requirements:

What you can do:

Rats seek out places to live that provide them with everything they need to survive, such as food, water, shelter, and safe ways to travel. Some ways you can help keep rats away from your neighbourhood are to:

To learn more about the Residential Rat Control Subsidy Pilot Program, find a Region of Peel approved vendor, and learn how you can keep rats off your property, visit Media contacts

David Martino
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-791-7800 ext. 4855

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.