Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) assists low to moderate income households with housing that is affordable [subsidized housing] and meets their needs. Niagara region includes: Fort Erie, St. Catharines, Welland, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Grimsby, Thorold, Niagara Falls, Lincoln (Beamsville), Port Colborne, Pelham, Wainfleet, and West Lincoln (Smithville). (source)
Eligibility RequirementsYou can apply if:
You are at least 16 years old.
Everyone in the household is a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident (or has applied), or is a Refugee or Refugee Claimant.
Proof of legal status in Canada includes copy of Canadian Birth Certificate, Permanent Resident Card and/or Refugee documents.
No member of the household owes money to any social housing program.
No member of the household is under an enforceable removal order to leave Canada.
No member of the household has been convicted of misrepresenting their income for the purpose of receiving RGI assistance.
You agree to sell any home or real estate that can be lived in or used all year.
The sale must take place within six months of being housed and the money received from the sale will be included in calculating your rent.
You are able to live alone with or without support services (which you must arrange). You are considered to be able to live on your own if you can perform the normal activities of day-to-day living or can do so with the aid of support services and can show that those support services will be provided if needed.