The Social Housing Registry of Ottawa

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-526-2088
Primary Executive Ishbel Solvason-Wiebe, Executive Director
Address & Map
2197 Riverside Dr, Suite 511
Ottawa, ON K1H 1A9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Non-profit organization maintaining the central waiting list for people applying for rent-geared-to-income (RGI) according to rules set out by the Province of Ontario in the Housing Services Act, 2011
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 years and older meeting all of the following conditions: 
* each member of the household must be a Canadian citizen, Landed Immigrant, Refugee or Refugee Claimant 
* no member of the household is currently under a deportation, departure or exclusion order to leave Canada 
* at least 1 person in household must be 16 years of age and older 
* no member of the household owes money to any social housing provider 
* no member of the household has been convicted of an offence in relation to rent-geared-to-income assistance or found by a court of law or the Landlord and Tenant Board to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income assistance 
* houseowners must agree to sell it within 180 days of being housed 
* must be able to live independently, and make own arrangements for support services
Application For information: visit website, contact by phone or by mail  
For an application form: download form from website and print or obtain the form from: The Registry office (see address in address field below), Housing Help (309 Cooper St, suite 502, Ottawa), Action-Logement (200-261 Montreal Rd, Ottawa) or the office of any participating housing provider * proofs of Canadian residency and of income required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 06 Nov 2019
Service Categories Housing Authorities ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing

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