Rent Geared-to-Income (RGI) housing [subsidized housing] provides rent suitable for people receiving Social Assistance, Ontario Disability Support or Canada Pension. Rent is typically based on 30% of the gross household income and is for families/individuals who meet the income criteria for rent subsidy. Oxford county includes: Woodstock, Tillsonburg, Ingersoll, Thamesford, Norwich, Drumbo, Embro, Tavistock, Innerkip, and Princeton. (source)
Eligibility RequirementsIn order to apply for RGI housing:
At least one member of a household must be 16 years old or older.
Each member of a household must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or a refugee claimant.
No deportation order has been made or has become effective for any members of the household.
No member of a household may owe rent arrears or owe money as a result of damages caused by a member of the household, with respect to social housing.
No member of a household has had a conviction for misrepresentation of income related to social housing.