Service: Housing Services
|Record #: VIQ0174||Last Full Update: 09 Jun 2016|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-414-0300|
|Primary Contact||Pam Murphy, Manager, Housing Services; Phone: 613-966-1311 ext 4322|
|Alternate Contact||Michelle Ogden, Assistant Manager, Affordable Housing Policy and Partnerships, Housing Services; Phone: 613-966-1319 ex 4310 ext 4310|
|Address & Map|
|Mailing Address||c/o Hastings County Housing Services
228 Church St
Canada K8N 5E2
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible - Off Victoria Avenue for wheelchair accessibility|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Hastings County, through the Hastings Local Housing Corporation (HLHC), provides safe, modest and affordable housing for low income households. In addition, Hastings County, as Service Manager for social housing, is responsible for encouraging the development of new housing including non-profit/cooperative housing and affordable rental housing.
The HLHC units are located in Bancroft, Belleville, Coe Hill, Deseronto, Madoc, Marmora, Stirling, Quinte West (Trenton and Frankford Wards) and Tweed. The HLHC directly owns 1,433 social housing units. The Housing Services division of the Community and Human Services Department (formerly Social Services) manages these units and administers funding for 282 rent supplement units and 855 non-profit/cooperative housing units owned by 15 different non-profit/cooperative housing corporations.
The Housing Services office also administers the social housing Registry. This list provides one centralized waiting list for social housing in Hastings County.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (excluding statutory holidays)|
|Areas Served||Hastings County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
For a household to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance,
* 16 years and older
Each member of the household must meet at least one of the following criteria:
* The member is a Canadian citizen
* The member has made an application for status as a permanent resident under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), or
* The member has made a claim for refugee protection under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada)
* You are able to live independently and make your own arrangements for supportive services.
* See website for a detailed listing
|Application||By telephone 613-771-9630 or Toll Free 1-866-414-0300 during regular business hours Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Staff will help you complete an application over the phone which can take approximately 30 minutes, depending on call volume. You must have a valid Social Insurance Number to apply. Online 24 hours a day.http://www.hastingscounty.com/services/social-services/social-housing|
|Bus Route Notes||Belleville Transit Map|
|Legal Status||(10) Local Government|
|Established||Service downloaded to municipalities in 2001|
|Funding||City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; The majority of funding is provided by Hastings County, with additional funding provided by the Federal and Provincial Governments. This funding provides the Housing Programs Branch with the resources to maintain & administer subsidized rental housing & supplement private sector units within Hastings County.|
|Date Updated||09 Jun 2016|
|Service Categories||Housing Search and Information|