Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or dial 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-442-4HALTON)
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8274
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Primary Contact Scot Luren, Supervisor; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Glen Abbey
Address & Map
Oakville Corporate Centre
690 Dorval Dr, 7th Fl
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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Intersection Dorval Dr and QEW
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name HATCH
Former Name Housing Services Division (2015)
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) HATCH is a one-stop service for people applying for subsidized housing in Halton Region. 
* eligible applicants with questions about application status are directed to contact Access Halton in Oakville at 905-825-6000 
* approved applicants will be added to the waiting list with the date their application was received 
* approved applicants will receive a written request each year to confirm continued interest in being on the waiting list  
* As applicants move up the HATCH wait list they will be contacted by HATCH staff to review their application and prepare for move-in readiness (review selected buildings, final eligibility review and helpful tips) 
* locations, contact names, telephone numbers, available on website - Search for Subsidized Housing  
* housing providers with a vacancy will contact the applicants at the top of the list directly  
* applications are ranked on the waiting list based on the date of their application  
* exceptions to the chronological waiting list apply for priority households 
See the HATCH application form and booklet for more information, or call Access Halton at 905-825-6000.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must be a legal resident of Canada. 
In order to be eligible for geared-to-income housing: 
* no member of the household owes money to any social housing provider; 
* no member of the household is under a deportation, departure or exclusion order to leave Canada 
* no member of the household has been convicted of an offense in relation to rent-geared-to-income assistance or found by a court of law or the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income assistance 
* applicants who own a home or principle residence elsewhere must agree to sell the property within six months of being housed  
* the proceeds of the sale of the property will be used to calculate rent
Application Applications can be mailed out or can be picked up at Halton Access to Community Housing, 690 Dorval Drive, 7th Fl, Oakville ON L6K 3X9, 905-825-6000.  
Applications and further information about HATCH are available on the web site.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing
Other Details
Resources HATCH Information Brochure and Housing Application and Website

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service

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