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Ontario Priority Housing Initiative

Bruce County periodically receives Provincial and Federal funding to invest in affordable housing.

COVID-19 Announcement:

Our offices are now open to the public and applicants and program participants are welcome to attend any of our locations in person. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Programs and services remain available through virtual formats as well including by telephone. Please drop by any of our locations or call your nearest Human Services office at the numbers below for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Walkerton Administration Building: 30 Park Street 519-881-0431
Penetangore Hub: 529 Gary Street, Kincardine 519-396-2116
Lakeshore Hub: 1243 MacKenzie Road, Port Elgin 519-389-5580
Peninsula Hub: 268 Berford Street, Wiarton 519-534-1286

Funding for affordable housing is allocated to four specific program components

  • Rental Housing: includes new builds including additions, and conversion of non-residential building to affordable rental units.
  • Homeownership: assists low-to-moderate-income rental households to purchase affordable homes by providing down payment assistance in the form of a forgivable loan.
  • Ontario Renovates: provides financial assistance to renovate and/or rehabilitate affordable ownership.
  • Rent Supplement: offers eligible individuals or households a rent subsidy to their landlord while living in privately owned buildings
Contact us

Tania Dickson

Housing Services Manager

Department: Human Services, Human Services

Tel : 1-877-396-3450


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