Learn your rights and responsibilities as a social housing tenant; where to connect to services to help you remain in your home, gain access to subsidized or affordable housing, and get help if you are homeless. Also: information for housing service providers partnering with the City.
Street outreach, emergency and transitional shelters; help to find a permanent home.
Reach out before you lose your home. A range of ways to avoid eviction, remain steady in your housing, and connect to opportunity.
The City oversees subsidized housing provided by 240 community organizations. Homes for about 265,000 Torontonians, 164,000 in City-owned Toronto Community Housing.
More than 340 community not-for-profit agencies work with the City to help vulnerable Toronto residents find, keep and live in affordable and permanent housing.
The City is launching a new wave of housing allowances to help those with large families waiting for ten years or more on the centralized waiting list for subsidized housing.There are also housing allowances for those waiting seven years or more and qualifying for a wheelchair-modified. Deadline to confirm interest is 4 pm June 3, 2016.
Housing Connections is now part of the City of Toronto, one step of many toward improving housing access for low-income Torontonians. For the time being, it is business as usual for residents looking to get on the social housing waiting list or to update their applications. Call (416-981-6111, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, visit 176 Elm St. in person, or go online.