Grey County.

Service: Grey County Housing, Owen Sound - 9th Ave E

Record #: GBA2392
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2022

Description

Description (Service) Provides information regarding available housing in Grey County and available financial assistance to aid in obtaining housing. Available housing lists available on the website or through a weekly email blast.

Administers rent geared to income (RGI) housing - Rental amounts calculated on a scale that is geared to gross household income. Waiting lists are based on date of application. Victims of domestic violence are eligible for special priority status which allows applicants to be granted priority on RGI waiting lists.

Call for a complete list of buildings throughout the county that are administered by Grey County Housing.Participates in a coordinated access system with non-profits in Grey County.

Other programs include:
  • Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) Program (depends on availability of funds)
  • Homeownership Program - loans a mortgage down payment to low income renters purchasing a new or resale home
  • Ontario Renovates - will assist with home repairs, modifications and adaptations. Forgivable loans of up to $15,000 are provided for eligible repairs and secured with a promissory note
  • Administers Sustainable Housing Benefits (SHB) - offers financial assistance to obtain or retain housing to qualified applicants

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Call or visit website for criteria specific to program.



16 year(s) and up
Application For information on available housing, check website or call for information.

To apply for affordable housing, fill out an application form available online.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Grey County Administration Building; 595 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 3E3
 
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Intersection 6th St and 9th Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-5744
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-4739
After Hours Phone Emergency service after hours, call main number,, will hear prompt for emergency service
Fax 519-376-0445
E-Mail housing@grey.ca
Website https://www.grey.ca/affordable-housing
Primary Contact Josh Gibson, Housing Programs Manager; Phone: ext 1216; Email: Josh.Gibson@grey.ca
Alternate Contact Anne Marie Shaw, Director of Housing; Email: annemarie.shaw@grey.ca
Mailing Address Grey County Administration Building; 595 9th Ave E 
Owen Sound 
Canada N4K 3E3

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