Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Housing Help

Site: Haliburton

Service: Housing Help

Description (Service) <b.>COVID-19</b> The City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton are looking to partner with landlords to help end homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the current situation the most vulnerable are at even higher risk and the City and County are looking to landlords to help house our vulnerable community members.  
The Rapid Re-Housing Program offers landlords:  
Funding to help prepare the unit for move-in  
Prioritized COVID-19 screening prior to move-in, daily screening post-move-in  
Tenant choice  
Last months rent guarantee  
Three months of pre-paid rent  
Ongoing tenant affordability--Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit, or another similar housing benefit going forward  
Landlord support contact through Affordable Housing Program Coordinator, who will regularly check-in to see how the tenancy is doing, and who can help find resources to maintain the tenancy if problems arise  
Tenants are prioritized to take the Rent Smart tenant education program later in 2020 
The City of Kawartha Lakes offers Housing Help assistance to residents in the County of Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes. Offers assistance with the following: 
Finding a Home: 
Financially Assisted Housing 
Rental Listings 
Homeownership Program 
Last Month’s Rent Deposit 
Utility Deposit  
Preventing Eviction: 
Rental Arrears Support  
Utility Arrears Support 
Homeowner Assistance: 
Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates Application 
Emergency Home Repair 
Mortgage Arrears Support 
Property Tax Arrears Support 
Utility Arrears Support 
Other Financial Supports: 
L.E.A.P. Information 
O.E.S.P Information 
I.D. Replacement 
Financial Assistance  
Landlord Assistance: 
Landlords wishing to advertise a vacant unit at our offices may do so by providing this information on the website at: 
Those in receipt of Ontario Works can request many of these financial benefits directly from their Ontario Works Caseworker
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Office closed to the public. Phone or email only. 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haliburton ; Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Call for details
Application Yes. Intake process
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Haliburton
Address & Map
49 Maple Ave
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Washrooms, Entrance, Parking
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-324-9870
Toll Free Phone 1-844-878-9367
Fax 705-324-6002
E-Mail HousingHelp@kawarthalakes.ca
Website www.klhhousinghelp.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/KLHHousingHelp

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