Bruce County.

Site: Kincardine

Service: Human Services - Housing

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:  
* Housing Stability Fund to assist with rental arrears, utility arrears, last month's rent and moving expenses to eligible applicants  
* Home Repair Program to assist home owners with eligible repairs 
* Homeownership Program to assist home owners with purchasing a home 
Visit website for more information on these programs or to access the corresponding application form
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 (Town of)
Address & Map
325 Lambton St, Box 1450
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4
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Intersection Lambton and Queen Sts
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-396-3439 * Housing Registry for application inquiries: 226-909-2336
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3022
Fax 519-396-3499
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Primary Contact Tania Dickson, Housing Services Manager; Phone: 226-909-2452; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 1450 
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4
Service Categories Financial Assistance ; Financial Assistance Programs ; Help to Find Housing ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support ; Social Assistance ; Supportive Housing (Semi-Independent)
Service Category Groups Disabilities ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Newcomers ; Older Adults

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