County of Bruce.

Site: Kincardine

Service: Human Services - Housing

Record #: GBA0084
Last Modified: 01 May 2024
Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Bruce County Housing Corporation (BCHC) provides affordable housing to families, seniors, couples, single people and people with special needs in a variety of housing forms including townhouses, apartments, single and semi-detached dwellings. Offered on a rent-geared-to-income basis or as market rent units. Selection of applicants from the waiting list for housing is based on the date of application with special priority for assaulted women and children. Also provides supportive housing for frail elderly people and people with physical disabilities.

Bruce County Community Housing Registry administers the wait list for housing needs.

Also administers the Rent Supplement Program, which provides subsidy for approximately 50 units in privately owned buildings with participating private landlords throughout the County. BCHC pays the difference between the tenant's portion and the full market rent for the unit.

See separate listings for other housing programs: Visit website for more information on these programs or to access the corresponding application form.

Satellite Human Services offices are also located at:
  • 30 Park St, Walkerton - 519-881-0431
  • 1243 MacKenzie Road, Port Elgin- 519-389-5580
  • 268 Berford Street, Wiarton- 519-534-1286

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant, or have Refugee Claimant Status and have no deportation order
  • At least one person in your household must be 16 years or older
  • Must not owe rent arrears or damages to any social housing provider or have misrepresented your household income
  • If you own a house, you must agree to put it up for sale upon offer to lease and sell within six months
Application To obtain housing assistance in Bruce County you must submit an application and be placed on a wait list.

For housing application, call Housing Registry or complete on website. Form can be submitted by fax, mail or can scan and email to

Drop-in, call or email office for information.
Languages English
Fees Call for information

Address and Location

Located In Community Kincardine
Address & Map
529 Gary St
Kincardine, ON
Canada N2Z 0G8
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Intersection Gary St and Philip Pl
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 800-265-3022 ; 1-877-396-3450, Housing Registry for application inquiries
Fax 519-396-3499
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Primary Contact Tania Dickson, Housing Services Manager; Phone: 226-909-2452, 1-877-396-3450; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Bruce County Housing Corporation ; PO Box 1450 
Kincardine, ON 
Canada N2Z 2Z4

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