Kingston. Community Services Group

Site: Kingston - 362 Montreal St

Service: Housing Programs - Housing & Social Services Department

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-546-2695
Fax 613-546-9658
E-Mail housing@cityofkingston.ca
Website www.cityofkingston.ca
Primary Contact Lorraine Mustard, Administration Officer; Phone: 613-546-2695 ext 4943
Alternate Contact Erica Simpson, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 613-546-2695 ext 4973
Primary Executive Mitchell Grange, Housing Programs Administrator
Address & Map
362 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3H5
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides oversight and administration of housing programs

Social Housing:
Provides program and subsidy administration to the 15 social housing providers listed below under public, non-profit, co-operative, federal and rent supplement programs, including special needs housing. * Individual Housing Providers provide day to day management of their housing portfolios.

Social Housing Providers:
* Elizabeth Fry Society (Kaye Healey Homes)
* Home Base Non-Profit Housing Inc
* Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation
* Kingston Co-operative Homes Inc
* Kingston Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Town Homes Kingston)
* Lois Miller Co-operative Homes Inc
* Loughborough Housing Corporation
* Marion Community Homes
* North Frontenac Non-Profit Housing Corporation
* Porto Village Non-Profit Homes Inc
* Royal Canadian Legion Villa Kingston
* St. Andrew Thomas Seniors (Crystal Springs Manor)
* Tipi Moza (Iron Homes)
* Weller Arms Non-Profit Homes Inc
* Zion United Church Foundation Inc

Programs:

Social Housing Registry Program: see separate listing for details

Special Needs Housing: upon request, eligible households are placed on the CWL for units modified for accessibility

Rent Supplement Program: on the Centralized Wait List (CWL), some units are subsidized in private and non profit buildings where the tenant pays the Rent-Geared-to-Income portion of the rent to the landlord and the balance is paid by subsidy

Senior Housing: for those who are 65 years of age or older who must apply directly to the Social Housing Registry Program

Secondary Suites Program: forgivable loans for qualified households for municipal fee rebates and/or renovation funding

Home Ownership Program: down payment assistance for qualified persons

Kingston-Frontenac Renovates Program: grants and forgivable loans for home repairs for qualified persons

Capital Investment Program: capital funding in the form of a forgivable loan in exchange for the development of affordable housing

Housing & Homelessness Services System: Housing First approach is practiced locally and includes the following programs: Prevention/Diversion Programs; Housing First/Rapid Re-Housing Program; Emergency Shelters and Homelessness Prevention Fund

Homelessness Prevention Fund: provides funding to low income households (not in receipt of social assistance) which are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to prevent homelessness

Emergency Shelter Services: short term emergency shelter for homeless persons at four locations in the City
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Varies by program, call for more information
Application Contact Housing Programs at 613-546-2695
Languages English
Fees None - to apply
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Date Updated 11 Apr 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Housing Authorities ; Housing Development ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing

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