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Looking for a Market Rent Unit?

Community Housing and Development operates a portfolio of market rent units. These units are not  subsidized and fall within the Rent Increase Guidelines set by the Province of Ontario.

How do I qualify?

To qualify for a Market Rent unit, your household must meet all of the following criteria:

  • At least one member of your household must be 16 years of age or older, able to live on their own without parental supervision, and have legal status in Canada. This includes individuals in Canada under a student visa, visitor visa or work permit.
  • No Termination Order has become enforceable against any member of your household from a former tenancy with Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation (SSMHC).
  • Proof of payment has been provided for any member of your household owing money to any public housing provider in Ontario (this includes SSMHC) or any private housing provider in Ontario.

How do I apply?

To apply for a vacant unit, download and complete a market unit application.

In addition to the application form, you will need to provide the following:

  • Assessment of ability to pay rent (income verification)
    Proof of your current income and three- to five-year income history for each household member listed on the application form.
  • Rental history
    Your detailed rental history for a minimum of three to five years, including contact information for previous landlords. Housing Services may contact them to verify your information.
  • Credit references
    Housing Services may obtain a credit check from TransUnion. If we cannot get any credit history information, we may request more information from you.
  • Personal identification
    You must provide copies of two pieces of identification for each household member 16 years of age or older:

      • Documentation that provides proof of Status in Canada
      • Photo identification (for example, a driver's license)

You may return your completed application, including all required documentation, by mail, by fax or in person to the office located at 180 Brock Street. Current Market Rent vacancies are listed below.

There is no waiting list for Market Rent units; vacancies are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Some vacancies may be rented in person at our local offices. If no vacancies are listed below, you are welcome to visit the applicable office to see if any units are available for rent.

Questions?

If you have any questions related to a market rent unit, contact the Application Centre at (705) 946-2077.

Availability

Location

39 Chapple Avenue

Amenities

  • Non-Smoking
  • On-site Laundry
  • Secure Building
  • Parking included

Availability

No vacancies

159 Gibbs Street

  • Non-Smoking
  • On-site Laundry
  • Secure Building
  • Parking Included

No vacancies

49 St. Mary's River Drive (Station 49)

 

  • Non-Smoking
  • On-site Laundry
  • Secure Building
  • Elevator
  • Parking Included