Housing problems – Other help for tenants
Pro Bono Ontario gives free legal advice to tenants in Ontario who can’t afford a lawyer. They help with matters like enforcing Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) orders or appealing LTB decisions to Divisional Court. Call 1-855-255-7256.
Looking for affordable housing
Hastings County Community and Human Services – Social Housing provides affordable housing in Hastings County.
228 Church Street
Belleville, Ontario, K8N 5E2
Call 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300
(After hours call Enrichment Centre for Mental Health 1-877-528-9514)
Prince Edward / Lennox & Addington Counties
Help paying rent or utilities
See our tip sheet Financial Resources for Tenants.
For information on energy contracts, visit our Consumer & Debt More Legal Information page, and scroll down to the Energy Contracts heading.
- Ontario Electricity Support Program is a monthly credit to reduce your bill – CALC tip sheet on how to apply
- Low-Income Energy Assistance Program offers emergency financial help – CALC tip sheet on how to apply
- COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is a program created during the COVID-19 pandemic. It offers a one time, on-bill credit to eligible residential electricity and natural gas customers to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular payments. Utilities and USMPs (unit sub-meter providers) will begin accepting applications for CEAP on July 13, 2020. See their webpage for details and eligibility criteria.