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MyAccesstoHousingTO


Description
COVID19 Residents can submit applications by fax, online, or by mail; office is closed
  • Information on Rent-Geared-to-Income Housing available at www.toronto.ca/accesstohousing or by contacting Housing Help Centres (call first to confirm hours and services available)
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Services:
  • Coordinates central waiting list and assesses eligibility for subsidized rental housing (including municipal nonprofits, private nonprofits, and municipal cooperatives)
  • Administers housing programs with private landlords, including Rent Supplement
  • Online application form, online update of current applications, and housing listings
  • Determines eligibility for other programs such as Toronto Portable Housing Benefit for Special Priority Program Housing Category for survivors of domestic abuse
  • Information on social housing opportunities, waiting lists
  • Help making housing choices and form filling

Community Partners:
Eligibility
People with low or moderate income

  • all household members must be Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, applicants for permanent residence, refugees or refugee claimants

  • one household member must be 16 years or older and able to live independently with or without supports

  • there must not be an enforceable deportation, departure or exclusion order against any household member

  • no household member can owe rent arrears to any other social housing provider in Ontario unless an up to date repayment schedule is in place

  • no household member or former member has a conviction of rent-geared-to-income fraud or misrepresentation


Residency Requirements: City of Toronto
Application Process
Visit the website, or drop in to any Community Partner -- Housing Help CentreAttach to your application form an acceptable personal identification document for each member of the household as proof of Canadian status
Office
416-338-8888 - press 1 for housing issues at Toronto Human Services
Fax
416-397-7401
Website
Visit Website
Mailing Address
Access to Housing Resource Centre; 176 Elm St
Main Fl
Toronto, ON, M5T 3M4
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Some apartments have accessibility features
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
April 19, 2022
Address
Access to Housing Resource Centre, 176 Elm St, Main Fl
Toronto, ON, M5T 3M4
Intersection: University Ave and Dundas St W;
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Representatives -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmResource Centre -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, also Tue 4:30 pm-6 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto