District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (The)

Social Housing

Home Agency Service

  • Provides access to rent geared to income housing within the city of Thunder Bay and district
  • Processes applications, maintains the central waiting list, and identifies applicants for tenant selection for all properties within the District
  • Specializes in subsidized units for senior citizens, singles, and families
Rent Supplement
  • Offers rent geared to income units in buildings owned by private landlords

Note: A rent supplement is a subsidy provided to landlords to bridge the gap between the market rent for the unit and amount the tenant can pay based on their income

Greenstone property listings can be found here

Kakabeka Falls property listings can be found here

Manitouwadge property listings can be found here

Marathon property listings can be found here

Nipigon property listings can be found here

Red Rock property listings can be found here

Schreiber property listings can be found here

Thunder Bay property listings can be found here

Alternative Housing property listings can be found here
Once every 12 months, the eligibility of the household will be reviewed to determine if the household is still eligible for RGI assistance.
  • Individuals 16 years of age and older who are able to live independently
  • Special priority status available for victims of domestic violence and abuse
  • Each household member is a Canadian citizen, or a landed immigrant, or a refugee claimant
  • No deportation, departure or exclusion order has been made against any member of the household
  • No member of the household owes rental arrears to any housing project under any housing program (Includes market and/or rent-geared-to-income)
  • No member of the household has been convicted by a court of law or found by the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal to be misrepresenting their income for the purpose of rent geared to income assistance
Application Process
Call to apply or fill out the application on the website
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English, French, Interpretive Services - available upon request
Service - Rent
Documents Required
Identification and proof of income required
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
August 10, 2022
231 May St S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1B5
Located on the corner of May St S and Arthur St E
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Hours of Operation
Limited hours for public access
By Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
In Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Greenstone
  • Kakabeka Falls
  • Manitouwadge
  • Marathon
  • Nipigon
  • Red Rock
  • Schreiber
  • Thunder Bay
  • Thunder Bay District