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Rent Supplement

Find eligibility requirements, contact information and other details about the Bruce County Rent Supplement Program.

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

The Rent Supplement Program offers eligible individuals or households a rent supplement or subsidy while they are living in privately owned buildings.

The rent supplement or subsidy is paid directly to the landlord.

The subsidy is based on the household income and program guidelines which vary by funding streams.

There are currently six rent supplement streams:

  • Commercial
  • IAH
  • IAH Extension,
  • Municipal
  • Strong Communities
  • Strong Communities Supportive.
Contact us

Tania Dickson

Housing Services Manager

Department: Human Services, Human Services

Tel : 1-877-396-3450


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