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Eligibility Criteria

You may be eligible for Rent-Geared-To-Income (RGI) Housing if:

1.  You are 16 years of age or older

2.  You are: 
     · a Canadian Citizen
     · a landed immigrant
     · or a refugee claimant

3.  No member of the household: 
     · owes arrears of rent to any Social Housing provider
     · owes money to previous Social Housing providers
     · has been convicted of an offence regarding the receipt of RGI assistance
     · has misrepresented their income for the purpose of RGI

4.  All RGI tenants / members are required to pursue all possible sources of income such as:
     · Ontario Works
     · Child Support
     · Employment Insurance
     · Immigration Sponsorship Support

5.  Meet the RGI financial needs criteria

6.  A Senior is a person 60 years of age or older or will be 60 years of age within 12 months of date of application.

MAKING A REQUEST FOR SPECIAL PRIORITY

Victim of Domestic Violence Abuse is the only special priority taken into consideration in applying for social housing.

See Application Form - Definition:  Special Priority Household

For more information about Special Priority please Click here.

PLEASE NOTE:  Documents provided to the Application Centre to determine special priority status will be shredded unless you request otherwise.

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