Legislation was approved in the fall of 2000 to allow the transfer of public housing to the municipal level. The County of Renfrew, as Service Manager, is now responsible for the coordination of access to social housing. The Renfrew County Housing Corporation was created to manage the day-to-day operations of the public housing [subsidized housing] portfolio and ensure that the service levels to tenants are maintained as per the Social Housing Reform Act 2000.
There are presently three Renfrew County Housing Corporation office sites that provide assistance to individuals seeking assistance. They are located in Arnprior, Renfrew, and Pembroke. The County of Renfrew Housing Corporation services the following areas: Arnprior, Barry's Bay, Beachburg, Cobden, Deep River, Eaganville, Killaloe, Palmar Rapids, Pembroke, Petawawa and Renfrew. (source)
Eligibility RequirementsYou can apply if:
You are at least 16 years old.
All members of the household are legal residents of Canada or refugee claimants
No member of the household owes money to any social housing provider.
No member of the household is currently under a deportation, departure or exclusion order to leave Canada
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 Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income assistance
You are able to live independently.