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Welcome to Housing Services at the County of Wellington. Our office delivers social housing, housing help, application for subsidized and market rent housing and other housing services to residents of Wellington County, which includes the town of Minto, township of Wellington North, township of Mapleton, township of Centre Wellington, town of Erin, township of Guelph/Eramosa, township of Puslinch, and the City of Guelph. (source)


Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for RGI assistance you must meet the following criteria:

At least one member of the household must be over the age of 16;

You must be able to live independently with or without support services;

Each member of the household must have legal resident status in Canada (Canadian citizen, permanent resident status, or have applied for permanent resident status or refugee protection under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada);

No removal order has become enforceable against any member of the household under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

No member of the household owes money from a previous tenancy in any housing project under any housing programme to a social housing landlord;

No member has been convicted for misrepresentation of income in relation to RGI assistance under the Criminal Code, by a Court of Law or under the Residential Tenancies Act by an Landlord and Tenant Board;

Household income must be under the established income limit by type of unit depending on your family composition;

If you own property, you have to sell it within 180 days after receiving RGI assistance.

How do I apply?

For application information, go to this page.

Where can I find information about the wait list?

All applications for Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) assistance for subsidized housing located in the County of Wellington and City of Guelph are managed by the County of Wellington Housing Services on the Centralized Waiting List. This "one-stop" centralized approach means applicants only need to complete one application form to apply to more than one housing provider for Rent-Geared-to-Income assistance.

County of Wellington Housing Services - Applicant Services

138 Wyndham Street North,

Guelph, Ontario N1H 4E8

Phone: 519. 837.5492

Fax: 519. 837.6349

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30 pm

Additonal information

For additonal information and contact numbers, please visit this website.