1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
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Looking for information on subsidized housing?
Please dial 311. We are pleased to help you.
Halton Region’s Subsidized Housing program, also known as rent-geared-to-income (RGI), provides safe, well-maintained rental housing for individuals and families with low and moderate incomes. You may want to view the searchable RGI housing database to assist you with your HATCH application.
Halton Community Housing Corporation (HCHC) owns and operates 27 communities within Halton Region, providing housing to families and seniors. Our communities include townhouses, apartments as well as single and semi-detached dwellings.
Completed HATCH applications can also be mailed to:
If you have any questions about the HATCH application or any other housing program or service, please dial
311 for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Rent supplements reduce the cost of housing for qualified individuals and families in housing operated by the private sector. Landlords sign an agreement with Halton Region to provide housing units to the Rent Supplement program and Halton Region places eligible applicants from the Halton Access to Community Housing (HATCH) wait list in the rent supplement units. The housing subsidy provided through this program is paid directly to the landlord.
If you are struggling to pay housing costs and are at risk of being evicted, Halton Region’s Housing Stability Team can help you with basic expenses that may impact your ability to pay your rent. If you are eligible, you could receive one-time assistance with items such as:
The purpose of this program is to help people maintain their housing. To apply, dial 311 for more information about eligibility and access to this program.
In addition to help with the cost of housing provided through HATCH, residents in Halton may be eligible for financial assistance with other housing related costs.
Halton Accessibility Repair Program (HARP) 2015
HARP 2015 provides limited funding to eligible homeowners for home modifications that are needed to improve accessibility and independent living.
For example, a homeowner (or other member(s) of the household) may need:
The current HARP program ends on December 31, 2019.
Who qualifies for HARP?
You may be eligible for HARP 2015 funding if:
How is the assistance provided?
How to apply?
Halton Home Ownership Program
Halton Region has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Halton (external link) to help people who rent their housing move to homeownership. Assistance is provided through a forgivable loan for a down payment on an affordable housing unit offered through Habitat for Humanity.
Still have questions about our housing services and programs?
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .