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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.


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.