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Social Services Department - Housing Division

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City Hall Annex
82 Erie St, 1st Fl
Stratford, ON
N5A 2M4
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519-271-3773 ext 200
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519-533-0152 or 1-866-906-0152
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Toll-Free: 1-800-669-2948
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Fax: 519-273-7191
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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Application form submitted to Housing Access Centre

Eligibility / Target Population

People, families, seniors and people with disabilities in need of affordable housing

Fees

Rent-geared-to-income

Contacts

Jeff Wilson - Manager of Housing
519-271-3773 ext 265 * jwilson@stratford.ca
Angie Juarez - Supervisor of Housing
519-271-3773 ext 291 * ajuarez@stratford.ca

Languages

English

Area Served

Stratford, St Marys and Perth County

Accessibility

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Accessibility Note

Ground floor main entrance

Description of Services

Provides and administers various public and social housing programs in Perth County, St Marys and Stratford for low-income singles, couples, families, people with special needs, seniors and victims of domestic violence

Housing Access Centre (HAC) - Determines eligibility for public and social housing programs and manages the Co-ordinated Access Waiting List for Perth County, St. Marys and Stratford

Public Housing - Rent-geared-to-income (RGI) housing for low to moderate income individuals and families in Stratford, St Marys and Perth County * 663 public housing units

Rent Supplement Program - Rent subsidized units in privately owned building under the rent supplement program

Social Housing - Administers and monitors funding to nonprofit and co-operative housing providers offering Rent Geared to Income units
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  • Perth County Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative Financial assistance for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness * benefit can be requested once every 24-month period * assistance may include, rental arrears, utility arrears, rent start up and home repairs (if not completed would create risk of homelessness)

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