Halton. Social and Community Services

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Special Priority Policy Rent-Geared-to-Income Housing Assistance

Record #: OAK0309
Last Full Update: 25 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8274
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website https://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Housing-Supports-and-Services/Assisted-Housing#03
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Priority access to rent-geared-to-income (RGI) assistance for social housing

  • Special Priority Policy (SPP) ensures housing is not a barrier to leaving situation of family/domestic abuse or trafficking

  • administration and delivery of community housing through local Service Managers, including RGI assistance and SPP

  • see here for more information

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
  • Must meet criteria for Special Priority Policy (survivors of family/domestic abuse, sex trafficking, or labour trafficking) as well as rent-geared-to-income (RGI) assistance
  • Call, email, or visit website for detailed rent-geared-to-income priority access eligibility information

Contact Halton Region to apply for Rent Geared to Income and the Special Priority Policy for Survivors of Abuse.  Applications are permitted in more than one Service Manager area if willing to relocate

  • survivors of abuse must apply while living with or within 3 months of living with abuser (does not apply if abuser is immigration sponsor), and intend to live permanently apart

  • survivors of trafficking must apply while trafficking is ongoing or within 3 months after trafficking has stopped

  • application form available online
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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