Access to Housing Local Housing Services

Operates as an access point for subsidized housing in Hamilton. Subsidized housing is when rent is geared to the income of the recipient instead of market rates. Staff assist applicants with the application process and maintains the central waiting list for subsidized housing available from social housing providers.

Eligibility is calculated based on 30% of a household’s gross monthly income. If applicant is receiving assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program, a social assistance rent scale is applied. Additional charges may apply depending on the building (e.g. utilities, parking).

The organization is does not operate as a landlord and does not directly offer housing. Does not offer emergency shelters or emergency housing.

Sites that offer this Service
Access to Housing Office
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Work: 905-546-2424 x3708
Fax Number: 905-546-2809
Website: www.hamilton.ca

350 King St E
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3Y3

Eligibility

Open to all Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, or refugee claimants who do not have arrears owed to an Ontario social housing provider for rent or damage.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Hamilton Downtown
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Application forms are available on the website or through other local housing services organizations.

Contact for more information.

Last Full Update
April 14, 2021