Dufferin County Community Services

Housing Program and Services

Record #: CWL0193
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2023

Record Details

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Description & Services

Alternate Name Housing Access Dufferin
Description Housing Programs and Services in Dufferin County 
•rent geared-to-income (RGI) assistance known as subsidized housing - the rent is based on approximately 30% of their gross monthly income with adjustments for utilities. 
•"affordable" units the rent is based on approximately 80% of the market rent for the community 
•market rents units are set below the average market rent for the community 
• homelessness prevention program-low income residents of Dufferin County may be eligible for financial assistance to help find or keep housing  
•home ownership program-designed to provide moderate income households with an interest free down payment assistance loan/second mortgage to help purchase a home 
•Ontario renovates-financial assistance for low to moderate income homeowner or renter household with modifications and for accessibility and necessary home repairs 
•residents of Dufferin County experiencing difficulty paying rent or utilities may be eligible for financial assistance through: Housing Stability program (help find or keep housing), Low-Income Energy Assistance Program - LEAP (customers of Hydro One and/Enbridge may qualify, phone 1-855-487-5327), Ontario Electricity Support Program - OESP (intended to provide provide monthly bill payment support to low income customers) 
For more information on the program visit website at www.dufferincounty.ca to download an application or contact Housing Access Dufferin (HAD)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Application To apply to the RGI waitlist 
* By phone at 519-941-6991 
* Pick-up an application at 30 Centre Street, Orangeville or Mel Lloyd Centre in Shelburne 
* Application and verification documents will be reviewed for eligibility 
* Eligible applicants are then placed on the Centralized Waiting List for Dufferin County
Fees For some programs
Languages English

Contact Information

Address & Map
W and M Edelbrock Centre
30 Centre Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1
Intersection Dawson Rd and Broadway
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 519-941-6991 ext 2021
Fax 519-941-0271
E-Mail communityservicesinfo@dufferincounty.ca
Website www.dufferincounty.ca/services/community-services
Primary Contact Joanne Johnston, Housing Services Supervisor; Phone: 519-941-6991 ext 2102; Email: jjohnston@dufferincounty.ca
Alternate Contact Phyllis Noce, Program Assistant; Phone: 519-941-6991 ext 2202; Email: pnoce@dufferincounty.ca
Primary Executive Anna McGregor, Program Manager-Housing/Community Services; Phone: 519-941-6991 ext 2003; Email: amcgregor@dufferincounty.ca

Other Details

Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Level (20) Regional Government


Subjects Government ; Housing ; Housing cooperatives ; Low income housing ; Registries