District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board

Social Housing

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides access to rent-geared-to-income housing
  • Processes applications, maintains the central waiting list, and identifies applicants for tenant selection
  • Specializes in subsidized units for senior citizens, singles and families
  • Administers local homelessness programs
  • Oversees other local non-profit and cooperative housing operations within the service area
Rent Supplement Program
  • 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
Eligibility
  • 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)
Application Process
The application form is on the website or can be picked up at the office at 180 Brock St
Office
705-759-7748
Fax
705-946-5628
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
registry@socialservices-ssmd.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 277
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 5L8
Canada
Languages
English, French
Contact
Jeff Barban, Director of Housing Services
Email: j.barban@socialservices-ssmd.ca
Phone: 705-759-5004
Fees
Service - rent
Documents Required
Completed application, identification and proof of income required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
December 1, 2022
Address
180 Brock St
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 3B7
  • Located on Brock St in the S end of downtown Sault Ste Marie
  • Closest intersection is at Brock St and Wellington St E
  • Situated beside the Diocese of Algoma Synod Office

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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Algoma, Unorganized, North Part
  • Prince Township
  • Sault Ste. Marie