Record #: MID1327
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 05 Jun 2023


Description (Service) Manages the program and subsidy administration for the Non-Profit and Co-Op Housing programs as well as directly owning and managing Simcoe County Housing Corporation and also plans and delivers affordable housing programs.
  • administers rent-geared-to-income housing
  • some units are completely accessible to those with physical disabilities
  • abused women and children needing permanent subsidized housing may be eligible for special priority when referred by crisis centres
  • also administers several Senior Citizen apartments
  • seniors may apply to live in rent-geared-to-income senior apartments or adult housing apartments
  • affordable housing programs include rental development, affordable homeownership down payment assistance, rent supplement, and renovation assistance for home repairs, accessibility modifications, and secondary suites.
A complete list of all available choices in all municipalities is available as part of the application for affordable housing. Click here to see affordable housing selections. Select a city to narrow down search results.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Social Housing General - filled by date of application.
  • At least one member in household must be 16 years and up.
  • Must be Canadian Citizen, Landed immigrant, or have Refugee Claimant Status and have no deportation order under the Immigration Act against any member of the household or no departure order or exclusion order under the Immigration Act.
  • Must be able to live independently.
  • Home owners must sell property within 6 months after being offered housing.
  • Must not owe arrears to any social housing provider or have misrepresented household income.

Seniors - filled by date of application.
  • 60 years and up for seniors housing.
  • If total assets equal more than fifty thousand dollars, can apply, but may not be eligible.

Affordable housing programs have a range of eligibility criteria. More info is available on County website.
Application Application must be signed by all members of the household 16 years and older. Application available at the office, by mail, fax or online at above website. Copy of birth certificate and proof of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status must be provided with application.

Have a Centralized Special Needs Waitlist for those needing units modified for disability. Application form and Housing Preference form available online at the above website, and at housing resource centres throughout Simcoe County. Applicants need to print application form, Housing Preference Form and verification of disability. For more information, contact Laura McCallum 705-725-7215 ext 1146.
Languages French - Website, Interpretation, On request
Fees None - Rents calculated on a scale that is geared to gross household income.

Address and Location

Located In Community Springwater
Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
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Intersection Hwy 26 and Hwy 27
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-725-7215, Accepts collect telephone calls
After Hours Phone 705-725-7215, Answering service gives instruction how to contact someone for after hours emergencies
Fax 705-725-7220
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Primary Contact Dianne Toth, Public Housing Manager
Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6

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