Grey County.

Site: Owen Sound

Service: Housing

Description (Service) Administers rent geared to income (RGI) housing - Rental amounts calculated on a scale that is geared to gross household income * waiting lists are based on date of application * victims of domestic violence are eligible for special priority status which allows applicants to be granted priority on RGI waiting lists 
Call for a complete list of buildings throughout the county that are administered by Grey County Housing * Participates in a coordinated access system with non-profits in Grey County 
Other programs include:  
* Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) Program (depends on availability of funds)  
* Homeownership Program - loans a mortgage down payment to low income renters purchasing a new or resale home  
* Ontario Renovates - will assist with home repairs, modifications and adaptations * Forgivable loans of up to $15,000 are provided for eligible repairs and secured with a promissory note 
* Administers Rent Supplement Program (when funds available) - grants up to $200 per month toward rent 
* Administers Sustainable Housing Benefits (SHB) - offers financial assistance to obtain or retain housing to qualified applicants
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Canadian citizens or landed immigrants * Call or visit website for criteria specific to program
Application Application form
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Grey County Administration Building
595 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E3
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Intersection 6th St and 9th Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-5744
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-4739
After Hours Phone Tenants requiring emergency service after hours: Call main number * will hear prompt for emergency service
Fax 519-376-0445
Primary Contact Josh Gibson, Housing Programs Manager; Phone: ext 1216; Email:
Primary Executive Anne Marie Shaw, Director of Housing; Email:
Service Categories Financial Assistance ; Help to Find Housing ; Home Repairs ; Social Assistance
Service Category Groups Disabilities ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Newcomers

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