Housing problems – Help for landlords
Legal information and help
|The Landlord’s Self-Help Centre is a legal clinic that gives advice to small-scale landlords in Ontario.|
Other sources of information
Rent Supplements – Ontario Affordable Housing Program
Hastings County – Community and Human Services, Social Housing: Interested landlords can apply to participate in the Rent Supplement/Housing Allowance part of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP). Selected landlords will receive funding from the County of Hastings to bridge the difference between the market rent and the amount an eligible household can afford to pay. For details call 613-968-3465.
Funding to make repairs – Ontario Renovates Program
The Federal and Provincial Governments have partnered to fund the Ontario Renovates Program in Hastings County.
The Ontario Renovates Multi-Residential Rental Unit Program is a program for landlords to access funding to repair rental units in the County of Hastings. Program funding is provided to landlords in the form of a 15-year forgivable loan registered on title (forgiveness of funding is earned at an equal rate per year for the minimum 15-year period).
Read more about it on the Hastings County Social Housing webpage (scroll to the bottom). They also provide links to information sheets and an application form. (This program expires on December 11, 2020, or when program funds are deplete, whichever comes first.)