Apply for social housing

How to apply for renting a home

  • Two rental references will be required, and for first time tenants a character reference shall be provided.
  • Size of family, in comparison to the capacity of current living conditions (ex. overcrowding) and to the capacity of the vacant house (ex. suitability) to house available.
  • Reason for application.
  • Future plans as they relate to staying in the community.
  • Previous maintenance record.
  • Length of time on waiting list.
  • Knowledge of housing maintenance (participation in a housing maintenance orientation session required).
  • Health and safety of applicants (ex. condition of existing house).
  • If the applicant is elderly, and any special considerations that may therefore arise.
  • Ability to pay rent.
Housing Application Form