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The Social Housing Registry of Ottawa

Alternate Name OCR ; Rent Supplement Program ; The Registry ; The Social Housing Registry of Ottawa
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
2197 Riverside Dr, Suite 511
Ottawa, ON K1H 1A9
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Intersection Bank St and Riverside Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Limited free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Non-profit organization maintaining the central waiting list for people applying for rent-geared-to-income (RGI) according to rules set out by the Province of Ontario in the Housing Services Act, 2011
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 years and older meeting all of the following conditions: 
* each member of the household must be a Canadian citizen, Landed Immigrant, Refugee or Refugee Claimant 
* no member of the household is currently under a deportation, departure or exclusion order to leave Canada 
* at least 1 person in household must be 16 years of age and older 
* no member of the household owes money to any social housing provider 
* no member of the household has been convicted of an offence in relation to rent-geared-to-income assistance or found by a court of law or the Landlord and Tenant Board to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income assistance 
* houseowners must agree to sell it within 180 days of being housed 
* must be able to live independently, and make own arrangements for support services
Application For information: visit website, contact by phone or by mail  
For an application form: download form from website and print or obtain the form from: The Registry office (see address in address field below), Housing Help (309 Cooper St, suite 502, Ottawa), Action-Logement (200-261 Montreal Rd, Ottawa) or the office of any participating housing provider * proofs of Canadian residency and of income required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Housing Authorities ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing
Waiting List Yes, the time varies but can be 5 years or more * some households may qualify as a priority which may allow them to be housed sooner
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-526-2088
Primary Executive Ishbel Solvason-Wiebe, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1996
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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