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Apply for Housing

The Sault Ste. Marie Social Housing Application Centre processes all applications. The Application Centre is responsible for forwarding your application for housing to the providers you’ve selected.

How to apply for Housing (COVID-19 Response):
Effective Date: 03/18/2020

In response to COVID-19, subsidized housing applications can be attained via:

a) Email
b) Download
c) Hard copy (pick up at entrance vestibule at 180 Brock St.)

To limit exposure, assistance with the application is only by phone or email.

Completed applications can be sent electronically to the general housing registry inbox, or can be dropped off in the locked drop box located at the front entrance of our Bay St. office.

Subsidized Housing Applications can be submitted by email to

Tenant Rights & Responsibilities
Tenants who reside in a rent-geared-to-income unit are covered by the Landlord and Tenant Board operated by the government of Ontario under the Residential Tenancies Act (2011).

As a tenant in receipt of a rent-geared-to-income subsidy, your household has responsibilities under the Housing Services Act (2006) that will be explained to you when you move in.