Program: Bruce County Housing Division
Organization: Bruce (County of)
Description of Services: Manages publicly owned rent-geared-to-income and market rent housing units

Communities with public housing units: Chesley, Kincardine, Lucknow, Mildmay, Paisley, Port Elgin, Ripley, Southampton, Tara, Teeswater, Tobermory, Walkerton, Wiarton

Communities with private nonprofit housing: Formosa, Kincardine, Lion's Head * wait list managed by Bruce County Housing

Housing Stability Fund - Funding for people with low incomes and Ontario Works and Ontario Disability clients to find and maintain affordable funding * funds available for rent and utility arrears, first/last month rent, and moving expenses * application form available online

Private Rent Supplement - Subsidized rental units with participating private landlords * County housing pays the landlord the difference between geared-to-income rent and the market rent for the unit

Affordable Housing Units - Units in Port Elgin are rented at below-market rates to eligible tenants

Home Repair Program
- Funding for eligible homeowners to complete home repairs/renovations, energy-efficiency upgrades and accessibility upgrades for people with disabilities  * funding provided in the form of grants or a forgivable loan

Home Ownership Program - Down payment assistance for those wishing to purchase a home in Bruce County and who meet income and home purchase price eligibility

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) - grant program for low-income customers who need assistance with arrears owed to Westario Power
Fees: Rent-geared-to-income or market rent
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People and families in need of affordable housing
Application: Call or email * rental application form required available at Bruce County Housing in Kincardine, on website, or from municipal offices
Accessibility: Partially Accessible      Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: No automated doors or washroom
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Bruce County
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: Housing Registry: 519-396-3450 ext 104
Administration: 519-396-3439
Toll-Free: Housing Registry: 1-877-396-3450 ext 104
Administration: 1-800-265-3022
After Hours: 519-396-3439 or 1-800-396-3439
Fax: 519-396-3499
Address: 325 Lambton St, Box 1450
Kincardine, ON
N2Z 2Z4
Intersection: Lambton St and Queen St
Location: South Bruce
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Tania Dickson - Housing Services Manager
519-396-3450 ext 106 *
Contacts: Bruce County Community Housing Registry
519-396-3450 ext 104

This information is provided by It was last completely updated on: 3/6/2018

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