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Social Housing Reform Act, 2000

ONTARIO REGULATION 298/01

Amended to O. Reg. 153/05

RENT-GEARED-TO-INCOME ASSISTANCE AND SPECIAL NEEDS HOUSING

Historical version for the period March 29, 2005 to March 31, 2005.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

CONTENTS

PART I
APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION

1.

Application of regulation

2.

Designated housing project

4.

Interpretation

PART II
APPLICATIONS

5.

Application for rent-geared-to-income assistance

6.

Application for special needs housing

PART III
ELIGIBILITY RULES

Rent-Geared-to-Income Assistance

7.

Eligibility requirements

8.

Local eligibility rules, income and asset limits

9.

Divestment of residential property

10.

Notice of changes

11.

Review of eligibility

12.

Cessation of eligibility

13.

Local eligibility rule, absence from unit

14.

Consequences of cessation of eligibility

15.

Notice to housing provider

16.

Reapplication

17.

Local eligibility rule, reapplication

Special Needs Housing

18.

Interpretation

19.

Eligibility requirement

20.

Notice of changes

21.

Review of eligibility

22.

Cessation of eligibility

Time for Making Determinations

23.

Time for making determinations

PART IV
SPECIAL PRIORITY HOUSEHOLD CATEGORY

24.

Request to be special priority household

25.

Special priority households

PART V
OCCUPANCY STANDARDS

26.

Provincial occupancy standards established

27.

Largest unit

28.

Smallest unit

29.

Students living away from household

30.

Requests under this Part

31.

Local occupancy standards

32.

Review of eligibility — occupancy standards

33.

Special rule, overhoused households

34.

Result of ceasing to be within the occupancy standard range

PART VI
WAITING LISTS AND PRIORITY RULES

Centralized and Subsidiary Waiting Lists

35.

Centralized waiting list

35.1

Exception to s. 68 (3) of the Act

36.

Subsidiary waiting lists

37.

Rules for the centralized waiting list

38.

Special rule, transfers to another housing provider in same service area

39.

Refusal of three offers — ineligibility

40.

Provincial priority rules established

41.

Ranking according to date

42.

Priority for special priority households

43.

Provincial priority rules prevail over local priority rules

44.

Transition, new centralized waiting lists

Special Needs Waiting Lists

45.

Special needs waiting lists

PART VII
CALCULATION OF GEARED-TO-INCOME RENT

46.

Definition

47.

Geared-to-income rent payable

48.

Benefit units

49.

Family units

50.

Adjusted family income

51.

Services, utilities and heating

52.

Review of geared-to-income rent payable

53.

Change in rent upon new information outside a review

54.

Reimbursement of service manager

PART VIII
PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS — DECISIONS, INTERNAL REVIEWS, NOTICES

55.

Opportunity to comment, s. 80 of the Act

56.

Notices of decisions

57.

Requests for internal reviews

58.

Conduct of internal reviews

59.

General rules for notices

PART IX
GENERAL

60.

Public information provided by service manager

Table 1

Application of regulation

Table 2

Supportive housing providers

Table 3

Ontario works rent scale for a benefit unit consisting of a recipient with no spouse or same-sex partner but with one or more other dependants

Table 4

Ontario works rent scale for a benefit unit consisting of (a) a recipient with no spouse or same-sex partner and no other dependants, (b) a recipient with a spouse or same-sex partner but no other dependants, or (c) a recipient with a spouse or same-sex partner and one or more other dependants

Table 5

Ontario disability support program rent scale

Table 6

Standard extra charges

Table 7

Allowances for water and appliances

Table 8

Heat allowance — oil

Table 9

Heat allowance — gas

Table 10

Heat allowance — electricity

Table 11

Municipalities and districts comprising regions

Schedule 1

Housing programs

PART I
APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION

Application of regulation

1. (1) This Regulation applies to the service area of a service manager set out in Column 2 of Table 1 as of the date set out opposite the service manager in Column 3 of Table 1. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 1 (1).

(2) This Regulation applies in respect of designated housing projects, as defined in section 62 of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 1 (2).

(3) A provision of this Regulation that applies to a supportive housing provider applies to the supportive housing provider only with respect to the units that are special needs housing in the housing projects operated by it. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 1 (3).

Designated housing project

2. The housing programs set out in Schedule 1 that have been transferred under section 10 of the Act are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “designated housing project” in section 62 of the Act. O. Reg. 409/01, s. 1.

3. Revoked: O. Reg. 452/01, s. 1.

Interpretation

4. (1) In this Regulation,

“abuse” means an incident of physical or sexual violence against an individual, an incident of intentional destruction of or intentional injury to an individual’s property, or words, actions or gestures that threaten an individual or his or her property, and “abused” and “abusing” have a corresponding meaning; (“mauvais traitements”)

“alternative housing provider” means a housing provider that has a mandate under section 99 of the Act to provide housing to households that are homeless or hard to house; (“fournisseur de logements aux ménages non conventionnels”)

“band” means a band, as defined in the Indian Act (Canada); (“bande”)

“business day” means a day from Monday to Friday, other than a holiday; (“jour ouvrable”)

“centralized waiting list” means the waiting list established under section 35; (“liste d’attente centralisée”)

“child”, in relation to an individual, means a child of that individual born within or outside marriage (unless that child has been adopted by one or more other individuals in Ontario or according to the law of another jurisdiction), a child adopted by that individual in Ontario or according to the law of another jurisdiction, and a child whom the individual has demonstrated a settled intention to treat as a child of his or her family, but does not include a child placed in the individual’s home as a foster child for consideration by another person having lawful custody; (“enfant”)

“family unit” means,

(a) an individual, the individual’s spouse or same-sex partner and all of the children of both or either of them who are living with them,

(b) an individual and the individual’s spouse or same-sex partner living with him or her, if neither has any children,

(c) an individual and the individual’s children living with him or her, if the individual has no spouse or same-sex partner, or

(d) an individual, if the individual has no spouse or same-sex partner and no children; (“cellule familiale”)

“full-time attendance”, in relation to a student attending a recognized educational institution, means, in the case of a student having a permanent disability, taking at least 40 per cent of a full course load, and in the case of any other student, taking at least 60 per cent of a full course load, as determined from the course calendar of the educational institution; (“fréquenter à plein temps”)

“parent”, in relation to another individual, means a natural parent of the other individual (unless the other individual has been adopted by one or more other individuals in Ontario or according to the law of another jurisdiction), an adoptive parent of the other individual who has adopted that individual in Ontario or according to the law of another jurisdiction, and an individual who has demonstrated a settled intention to treat the other individual as a child of his or her family, but does not include an individual in whose home the other individual has been placed as a foster child for consideration by another person having lawful custody; (“père ou mère”)

“recognized educational institution” means,

(a) a school, as defined in the Education Act,

(b) a university,

(c) a college of applied arts and technology established under section 5 of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act,

(d) a private vocational school, as defined in the Private Vocational Schools Act, or

(e) a private school, as defined in the Education Act, for which a notice of intention to operate has been submitted to the Ministry of Education in accordance with that Act; (“établissement d’enseignement reconnu”)

“rent” means,

(a) in relation to a unit in a non-profit housing co-operative under the Co-operative Corporations Act occupied by a member of the co-operative, housing charges as defined in that Act, other than sector support levies and initial membership fees, or

(b) in all other cases, rent as defined in the Tenant Protection Act, 1997; (“loyer”)

“same-sex partner”, in relation to a member of a household, means,

(a) an individual of the same sex as the member, if the individual and the member have together declared to the service manager that they are same-sex partners, or

(b) an individual of the same sex as the member who is residing in the same dwelling place as the member, if the social and familial aspects of the relationship between the individual and the member amount to cohabitation and,

(i) the individual is providing financial support to the member,

(ii) the member is providing financial support to the individual, or

(iii) the individual and the member have a mutual agreement or arrangement regarding their financial affairs; (“partenaire de même sexe”)

“special priority household” means a household that a service manager has determined should be included in the special priority household category under section 25; (“ménage prioritaire”)

“spouse”, in relation to a member of a household, means,

(a) an individual of the opposite sex to the member, if the individual and the member have together declared to the service manager that they are spouses, or

(b) an individual of the opposite sex to the member who is residing in the same dwelling place as the member, if the social and familial aspects of the relationship between the individual and the member amount to cohabitation and,

(i) the individual is providing financial support to the member,

(ii) the member is providing financial support to the individual, or

(iii) the individual and the member have a mutual agreement or arrangement regarding their financial affairs. (“conjoint”) O. Reg. 298/01, s. 4 (1).

(2) For the purpose of the definitions of “spouse” and “same-sex partner”, sexual factors shall not be investigated or considered in determining whether or not an individual is a spouse or same-sex partner. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 4 (2).

PART II
APPLICATIONS

Application for rent-geared-to-income assistance

5. (1) An application by a household for rent-geared-to-income assistance must be made to the service manager in whose service area the household wishes to receive the assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (1).

(2) The application must include such information and documents as the service manager may require. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (2).

(3) The service manager may require the household to give the service manager written verification, from a person acceptable to the service manager and in the form specified by the service manager, of any of the following:

1. The income of any member of the household from any source.

2. The interest of any member of the household in any asset and the value of the interest of any member of the household in any asset. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (3).

(4) The written verification that a service manager may require under paragraph 2 of subsection (3) may be a written appraisal, obtained at the household’s expense, of the value of the interest of any member of the household in any asset. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (4).

(5) If, before the household begins to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, there is a change in a document or information that the household has provided to the service manager with respect to its application, the household shall provide such updated document and information as the service manager may require within 10 business days from the date that the content of the document or the information ceases to be accurate, or within such longer period as the service manager may allow. O. Reg. 85/02, s. 1.

(5.1) A service manager may extend, one or more times, the period within which a household must provide an updated document or information under subsection (5), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 1.

(6) Subsections (2) and (5) do not apply to a household applying for rent-geared-to-income assistance in housing provided by an alternative housing provider under its mandate to provide housing to households that are homeless or hard to house, if the alternative housing provider notifies the service manager that it is of the view that requiring the household to comply with those subsections is inappropriate in the circumstances. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (6).

(7) The application must include a consent to the disclosure to the service manager of information and documents required by the service manager for the purpose of processing the application including, but not limited to, determining the eligibility of the household for rent-geared-to-income assistance, determining the size and type of unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, determining the placement of the household on waiting lists, and determining the amount of geared-to-income rent payable by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (7).

(8) The application and the consent must be signed by each member of the household who is 16 years old or older. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (8).

(9) If a member of the household who is 16 years old or older is unable for any reason to sign the application and the consent, or to make a valid application and give a valid consent, the application and consent may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

(a) is the parent or guardian of the member;

(b) is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to make the application and give the consent on the member’s behalf; or

(c) is otherwise authorized to make the application and give the consent on the member’s behalf. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (9).

(10) If the service manager is satisfied that the household or a third party is unable to provide information or a document, the service manager shall not require the household or the third party to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (10).

(11) If a request for inclusion in the special priority household category is made with the household’s application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, and if the member making the request believes that he or she will be at risk of being abused by the abusing individual if he or she attempts to obtain information or a document relating to the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the service manager shall not require the member to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (11).

(12) Upon receiving an application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the service manager shall determine whether,

(a) the application and the consent have been filled out and signed; and

(b) the service manager has received all other information and documents required by this Regulation or by the service manager, including information and documents from third parties that the service manager requires for the purpose of verifying information and documents provided by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (12).

(13) Within seven business days after receiving the application, the service manager shall give the household a written notice,

(a) stating that the application is complete, if the service manager has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (12) have been met; or

(b) stating that the application is not complete and explaining why it is not complete, if the service manager has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (12) have not been met. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (13).

(14) If the service manager gives the household a written notice stating that the application is not complete, the service manager shall, if it determines subsequently that the conditions set out in subsection (12) have been met, promptly give the household a written notice stating that the application is now complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (14).

(15) The application shall be considered to be complete for the purposes of this Regulation on the date of the written notice given by the service manager stating that the application is complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (15).

(16) The service manager is not required to determine the eligibility of the household for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the size and type of unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, or the amount of geared-to-income rent payable by the household, if the household’s application for rent-geared-to-income assistance is not complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 5 (16).

Application for special needs housing

6. (1) In this section,

“decision-maker” means the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency to which a household applies for special needs housing under subsection 71 (1) of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (1).

(2) An application by a household for special needs housing must include full particulars of the reasons for which one or more of the members of the household require special needs housing and such other information and documents as the decision-maker may require. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (2).

(3) If, before the household begins to occupy special needs housing, there is a change in a document or information that the household has provided with respect to its application, the household shall provide such updated document and information as the decision-maker may require within 10 business days from the date that the content of the document or the information ceases to be accurate, or within such longer period as the decision-maker may allow. O. Reg. 85/02, s. 2.

(3.1) A decision-maker may extend, one or more times, the period within which a household must provide an updated document or information under subsection (3), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 2.

(4) The application must include a consent to the disclosure to the decision-maker of information and documents required by the decision-maker for the purpose of processing the application including, but not limited to, determining the eligibility of the household for special needs housing and determining the size and type of unit for which the household is eligible. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (4).

(5) The application and the consent must be signed by each member of the household who is 16 years old or older. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (5).

(6) If a member of the household who is 16 years old or older is unable for any reason to sign the application and the consent, or to make a valid application and give a valid consent, the application and consent may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

(a) is the parent or guardian of the member;

(b) is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to make the application and give the consent on the member’s behalf; or

(c) is otherwise authorized to make the application and give the consent on the member’s behalf. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (6).

(7) If the decision-maker is satisfied that the household or a third party is unable to provide information or a document, the decision-maker shall not require the household or the third party to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (7).

(7.1) If a request for inclusion in the special priority household category is made with the household’s application for special needs housing, and if the member making the request believes that he or she will be at risk of being abused by the abusing individual if he or she attempts to obtain information or a document relating to the application for special needs housing, the service manager shall not require the member to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 2.

(8) Upon receiving an application for special needs housing, the decision-maker shall determine whether,

(a) the application and the consent have been filled out and signed; and

(b) the decision-maker has received all other information and documents required by this Regulation or by the decision-maker, including information and documents from third parties that the decision-maker requires for the purpose of verifying information and documents provided by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (8).

(9) Within seven business days after receiving the application, the decision-maker shall give the household a written notice,

(a) stating that the application is complete, if the decision-maker has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (8) have been met; or

(b) stating that the application is not complete and explaining why it is not complete, if the decision-maker has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (8) have not been met. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (9).

(10) If the decision-maker gives the household a written notice stating that the application is not complete, the decision-maker shall, if it determines subsequently that the conditions set out in subsection (8) have been met, promptly give the household a written notice stating that the application is now complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (10).

(11) The application shall be considered to be complete for the purposes of this Regulation on the date of the written notice given by the decision-maker stating that the application is complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (11).

(12) The decision-maker is not required to determine the eligibility of the household for special needs housing or the size and type of unit for which the household is eligible, if the household’s application for special needs housing is not complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 6 (12).

PART III
ELIGIBILITY RULES

Rent-Geared-to-Income Assistance

Eligibility requirements

7. (1) A household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance if,

(a) at least one member of the household is 16 years old or older and is able to live independently;

(b) each member of the household meets at least one of the following criteria:

(i) the member is a Canadian citizen,

(ii) the member has made an application for status as a permanent resident under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), or

(iii) the member has made a claim for refugee protection under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada);

(c) no removal order has become enforceable under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) against any member of the household;

(d) Revoked: O. Reg. 220/04, s. 3 (3).

(e) in the case of a household other than a special priority household, no member of the household owes arrears either of rent or of money owed as a result of damage caused by a member of the household with respect to any housing project under any housing program, whether administered by the service manager or the Ministry, or if a member of the household does owe such arrears,

(i) the service manager is satisfied that extenuating circumstances exist, or

(ii) any member of the household has entered into an agreement with the housing provider for the repayment of the arrears and the service manager is satisfied that the member is making or intends to make all reasonable efforts to repay the arrears;

(f) in the case of a special priority household, no member of the household owes arrears either of rent or of money owed as a result of damage caused by a member of the household with respect to any housing project under any housing program, whether administered by the service manager or the Ministry, or if a member of the household does owe such arrears,

(i) in the case of arrears owed in respect of a unit of which the member and the abusing individual are joint tenants,

(A) the service manager is satisfied that extenuating circumstances exist, or

(B) any member of the household has entered into an agreement with the housing provider for the repayment of 50 per cent of the arrears and the service manager is satisfied that the member is making or intends to make all reasonable efforts to repay 50 per cent of the arrears, and

(ii) in the case of arrears owed in respect of any other unit,

(A) the service manager is satisfied that extenuating circumstances exist, or

(B) any member of the household has entered into an agreement with the housing provider for the repayment of the arrears and the service manager is satisfied that the member is making or intends to make all reasonable efforts to repay the arrears;

(g) one of subclauses (i) and (ii) is true:

(i) no member of the household has been convicted of an offence under section 85 of the Act or a crime under the Criminal Code (Canada) in relation to the receipt of rent-geared-to-income assistance, and if an individual who was, but is no longer, a member of the household has been convicted of such an offence or crime, the service manager determines that,

(A) no member of the household knew that the individual who was convicted of the offence or crime was committing it, or

(B) a member of the household knew that the individual who was convicted of the offence or crime was committing it, but the member was not reasonably able to prevent the individual from committing it, or

(ii) a member of the household has been convicted of an offence under section 85 of the Act or a crime under the Criminal Code (Canada) in relation to the receipt of rent-geared-to-income assistance, but the household has previously been determined to be ineligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance because of that conviction; and

(h) one of subclauses (i) and (ii) is true:

(i) no member of the household has been found by the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal or a court of law to have misrepresented his or her income or the income of his or her household in relation to the receipt of rent-geared-to-income assistance, and if an individual who was, but is no longer, a member of the household has been found to have made such a misrepresentation, the service manager determines that,

(A) no member of the household knew that the individual who was found to have made the misrepresentation was making it, or

(B) a member of the household knew that the individual who was found to have made the misrepresentation was making it, but the member was not reasonably able to prevent the individual from making the misrepresentation, or

(ii) a member of the household has been found by the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal or a court of law to have misrepresented his or her income or the income of his or her household in relation to the receipt of rent-geared-to-income assistance, but,

(A) the household has previously been determined to be ineligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance because of that finding, or

(B) the service manager determines that the member who was found to have made the misrepresentation is an abused member of a special priority household who was forced to make the misrepresentation by the abusing individual. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 7 (1); O. Reg. 85/02, s. 3; O. Reg. 220/04, s. 3 (1-3).

(2) For the purpose of clause (1) (a),

(a) an individual is able to live independently if he or she is able to perform for himself or herself the normal essential activities of day-to-day living;

(b) an individual shall be deemed to be able to live independently if the individual is able to live independently with the aid of certain support services and demonstrates that those support services will be provided to him or her when they are required. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 7 (2).

(3) Revoked: O. Reg. 220/04, s. 3 (4).

(4) Revoked: O. Reg. 220/04, s. 3 (4).

(5) Revoked: O. Reg. 220/04, s. 3 (4).

Local eligibility rules, income and asset limits

8. (1) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule stating that a household is not eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit in the service area unless the gross household income of the household, as determined under subsections (9) and (10), for a 12-month period determined by the service manager, is less than or equal to the maximum gross household income amount applicable to the unit, as specified in the local eligibility rule. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (1).

(2) For the purpose of establishing a local eligibility rule described in subsection (1), a service manager may establish the maximum gross household income amounts that are to apply to units in the service area. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (2).

(3) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule stating that a household is not eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit in the service area unless the aggregate household assets value of the household, as determined under subsections (11), (12) and (13), on the most recent date on which the service manager received information or documents respecting the household’s assets, is less than or equal to the maximum aggregate household assets amount applicable to the unit, as specified in the local eligibility rule. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (3).

(4) For the purpose of establishing a local eligibility rule described in subsection (3), a service manager may establish the maximum aggregate household assets amounts that are to apply to units in the service area. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (4).

(5) The service manager may establish,

(a) different maximum gross household income amounts for units of different sizes and for units in different parts of the service area;

(b) different maximum aggregate household assets amounts for units of different sizes and for units in different parts of the service area. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (5).

(6) The service manager may from time to time establish new maximum gross household income amounts and new maximum aggregate household assets amounts to replace the old ones. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (6).

(7) A service manager shall not establish a maximum gross household income amount for a unit that is less than the household income limit prescribed for a unit of that type and size for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (7).

(8) A service manager shall not establish a maximum aggregate household assets amount that is less than $20,000. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (8).

(9) For the purpose of a local eligibility rule established by a service manager under subsection (1), the gross household income of a household, for a 12-month period determined by the service manager, is the sum of all payments of any nature paid to or on behalf of or for the benefit of each of the members of the household during that period, subject to subsection (10). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (9).

(10) The service manager may establish a local eligibility rule requiring that specified payments be excluded for the purpose of determining the gross household income of a household and, in that case, the gross household income of a household, for a 12-month period determined by the service manager, is the sum of all payments of any nature paid to or on behalf of or for the benefit of each of the members of the household during that period, excluding the payments that are required to be excluded under the local eligibility rule. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (10).

(11) For the purpose of a local eligibility rule established by a service manager under subsection (3), the aggregate household assets value of a household on a given date is the sum of the values of the interests in assets of each of the members of the household on that date. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (11).

(12) For the purpose of subsection (11), the following shall not be included in assets:

1. An interest in a motor vehicle that is not used primarily for the operation of a business by a member of the household.

2. Tools of the trade that are essential to the employment of a member of the household.

3. If one member of a household has an interest in or operates one business, business assets that are necessary to the operation of that business, to a maximum of $20,000.

4. If more than one member of a household has an interest in or operates the same business, business assets that are necessary to the operation of that business, to a maximum of $20,000 for the business.

5. If one member of the household has an interest in or operates more than one business, business assets that are necessary to the operation of those businesses, to a maximum of $20,000 for the member.

6. A student grant, loan or award, so long as the member of the household for whose benefit the grant, loan or award is provided remains in attendance in the program of study for which it is intended.

7. A prepaid funeral.

8. An amount received as damages or compensation for,

i. pain and suffering resulting from an injury to or the death of a member of the household, or

ii. expenses reasonably incurred or to be incurred as a result of an injury to or the death of a member of the household.

9. A payment received under any of the following agreements to which the Province of Ontario is a party:

i. The Helpline Reconciliation Model Agreement.

ii. The Multi-Provincial/Territorial Assistance Program Agreement.

iii. The Grandview Agreement.

10. A payment received under the Extraordinary Assistance Plan (Canada).

11. The cash surrender value of all life insurance policies held by members of the household, to a maximum of $100,000 for the household.

12. That portion of a loan taken against a life insurance policy that has been or will be used for disability-related items or services.

13. A payment received under the Ontario Hepatitis C Assistance Plan.

14. That portion of a payment received under the Ministry of Community and Social Services Act for the successful participation by a member of the household in a program of activities described in paragraph 9 of section 26 of Ontario Regulation 134/98 under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 that,

i. within a reasonable period, as determined by the service manager, is to be used for the member’s post-secondary education, or

ii. is paid into a Registered Education Savings Plan for one or more of the member’s children.

15. A Canada Education Savings Grant paid into a Registered Education Savings Plan for a child of a member of the household.

16. A lump sum payment received under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement made as of June 15, 1999 among the Attorney General of Canada, Her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario and others.

17. A payment received from Human Resources Development Canada under the program called the “Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities”, if the payment has been or will be applied to costs incurred or to be incurred as a result of participation in employment-related activities.

18. Clothing, jewellery and other personal effects of a member of the household.

19. Furniture, appliances, furnishings and decorative or artistic items located in the accommodation occupied by members of the household, unless used by a member of the household primarily for the purpose of operating a business.

20. A payment received from the Government of Alberta as compensation for sterilization.

21. A payment received under the Walkerton Compensation Plan. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (12).

(13) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule specifying additional things that shall not be included in assets for the purpose of subsection (11). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 8 (13).

Divestment of residential property

9. (1) If a household is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance, each member of the household who has a legal or beneficial interest in a freehold or leasehold estate in residential property located in or outside Ontario that is suitable for year-round occupancy shall divest himself or herself of his or her interest in the property and shall give written notice to the service manager of the divestment. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 9 (1).

(2) The divestment must occur and the notice must be given,

(a) within 180 days after the first day of the month in respect of which the household begins to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, if the member has the interest in the property at the time the household begins to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance; or

(b) within 180 days after the first day of the month in which the member acquires the interest in the property, if the member acquires the interest in the property after the household begins to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 9 (2).

(3) The service manager may extend the time for effecting the divestment and giving the notice for such period of time as the service manager considers appropriate, if the service manager is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to do so. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 9 (3).

(4) If the interest in the estate in the residential property is held jointly by an abused member of a special priority household and the abusing individual, and if the abused member notifies the service manager that he or she believes that the divestment or the taking of steps to effect the divestment would place him or her at risk of abuse from the abusing individual, the service manager shall extend the time for effecting the divestment and giving the notice for such period of time as the service manager considers appropriate. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 9 (4).

(5) In this section,

“divest”, in relation to a legal or beneficial interest in a freehold or leasehold estate in property, means to complete the transfer of the interest in the property or to terminate the lease of the property; (“se dessaisir”)

“residential property” means,

(a) a property all of which is used for residential purposes or any portion of such a property, or

(b) in the case of a property part of which is used for residential purposes and part of which is used for other purposes, any portion that is used for residential purposes. (“bien résidentiel”) O. Reg. 298/01, s. 9 (5).

Notice of changes

10. (1) A household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance shall,

(a) within 10 business days after each change in a document or information that the household has provided to the service manager, or within such longer period as the service manager may allow, give the service manager notice setting out the change in the form and manner required by the service manager; and

(b) in the case of a change in a document, provide the changed document to the service manager within the period of time specified by the service manager. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 10 (1); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 4; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 4.

(1.1) A service manager may extend, one or more times, the period within which a household must give the service manager notice under clause (1) (a) and the period initially specified by the service manager under clause (1) (b), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 4.

(2) This section does not apply to a household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit provided by an alternative housing provider under its mandate to provide housing to households that are homeless or hard to house, if the alternative housing provider notifies the service manager that it is of the view that requiring the household to comply with this section is inappropriate in the circumstances. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 10 (2).

Review of eligibility

11. (1) Once in every 12-month period after a household is determined to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the service manager shall review the eligibility of the household and shall determine whether the household continues to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (1).

(2) The service manager may review the eligibility of the household more frequently than once in every 12-month period if the service manager considers such a review to be desirable. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (2).

(3) The household subject to the review shall provide such information and documents as the service manager may require within the time period specified by the service manager. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (3).

(3.1) A service manager may extend, one or more times, the period initially specified by the service manager under subsection (3), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 5 (1).

(3.2) Subsection (3) does not apply to a household that is in housing, or is on a waiting list for housing, provided by an alternative housing provider under its mandate to provide housing to households that are homeless or hard to house, if the alternative housing provider notifies the service manager that it is of the view that requiring the household to comply with subsection (3) is inappropriate in the circumstances. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 5 (1).

(4) The service manager may require a consent signed by any member of the household who is 16 years old or older, consenting to the disclosure to the service manager of information and documents required by the service manager for the purpose of the review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (4).

(5) Subsection 5 (9) applies, with necessary modifications, to a consent under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (5).

(6) Subsections 5 (3), (4), (10) and (11) apply, with necessary modifications, to a review under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 11 (6); O. Reg. 220/04, s. 5 (2).

Cessation of eligibility

12. (1) A household that has been determined by a service manager to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance ceases to be eligible for such assistance, whether or not the household is receiving such assistance, if,

(a) the service manager discovers that, at the time of the initial or a subsequent determination of eligibility, the household did not meet an eligibility requirement set out in subsection 7 (1);

(b) the household has ceased to meet, or does not meet, an eligibility requirement set out in subsection 7 (1);

(c) the household is ineligible under subsection 7 (5);

(d) subject to subsections (2) and (3), the service manager discovers that, at the time of the initial or a previous determination of eligibility, the household did not satisfy a local eligibility rule that had been established by the service manager under section 8;

(e) subject to subsections (2) and (3), the household has ceased to satisfy, or does not satisfy, a local eligibility rule established by the service manager under section 8;

(f) the household fails to comply with subsection 5 (5);

(g) a member of the household fails to comply with section 9;

(h) the household fails to comply with section 10;

(i) the household fails to comply with section 11;

(j) the household ceases to be eligible under paragraph 3 of section 33;

(k) the household ceases to be eligible under section 39 as a result of refusing three offers of a rent-geared-to-income unit; or

(l) the household fails to comply with section 52. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 12 (1).

(2) If a household is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit at the time a service manager establishes a maximum gross household income amount applicable to the unit for the purposes of a local eligibility rule established under subsection 8 (1),

(a) if the gross household income of the household, as determined under subsections 8 (9) and (10), exceeds the maximum gross household income amount at the time of its establishment, the household does not cease to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a failure to satisfy the local eligibility rule;

(b) if the gross household income of the household, as determined under subsections 8 (9) and (10), does not exceed the maximum gross household income amount at the time of its establishment but subsequently increases to the point where it exceeds the maximum gross household income amount, the household ceases at that point to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a failure to satisfy the local eligibility rule. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 12 (2).

(3) If a household is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit at the time a service manager establishes a maximum aggregate household assets amount applicable to the unit for the purposes of a local eligibility rule established under subsection 8 (3),

(a) if the aggregate household assets value of the household, as determined under subsections 8 (11), (12) and (13), exceeds the maximum aggregate household assets amount at the time of its establishment, the household does not cease to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a failure to satisfy the local eligibility rule;

(b) if the aggregate household assets value of the household, as determined under subsections 8 (11), (12) and (13), does not exceed the maximum aggregate household assets amount at the time of its establishment but subsequently increases to the point where it exceeds the maximum aggregate household assets amount, the household ceases at that point to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a failure to satisfy the local eligibility rule. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 12 (3).

(4) A household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance ceases to be eligible for such assistance if, for a period of 12 consecutive months, the geared-to-income rent payable by it for the unit it occupies, as determined under section 47, is equivalent to the rent that would be payable for the unit by a household not receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 12 (4).

(5) In the case of a household that is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance, if the service manager is of the opinion that a member of the household may be eligible to receive income of a type set out in subsection (6) and the member is not receiving such income, the service manager shall give the household a written notice,

(a) stating that the member may be eligible to receive income of the type specified in the notice;

(b) requesting the member to apply for that income and to make reasonable efforts to do whatever is required for the purpose of obtaining a decision on the application and receiving that income; and

(c) giving the household a reasonable period of time specified in the notice within which to inform the service manager of the results of the application. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 6.

(6) The types of income referred to in subsection (5) are:

1. Basic financial assistance under the Ontario Works Act, 1997.

2. Support under the Divorce Act (Canada), the Family Law Act or the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, 2002.

3. Benefits under the Employment Insurance Act (Canada).

4. Any pension or other benefit that an individual who is 65 years of age or older is or may be entitled to receive from the Government of Ontario or the Government of Canada, other than a pension or other benefit that is available to an individual before the month in which the individual attains 65 years of age.

5. Support or maintenance resulting from an undertaking given with respect to the member under the Immigration Act (Canada) or the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada). O. Reg. 220/04, s. 6.

(7) A household that has been given a notice under subsection (5) ceases to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance if the service manager,

(a) receives no response from the household within the period of time specified in the notice; or

(b) concludes, on the basis of a response received from the household within the period of time specified in the notice, that the member has failed to make reasonable efforts to obtain income of the type specified in the notice. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 6.

Local eligibility rule, absence from unit

13. (1) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule stating that,

(a) a household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance ceases to be eligible for such assistance if all of the members of the household have been absent from the unit for at least the maximum absence period specified in the rule;

(b) if a household has only one member and that member is absent from the unit for a period of time because of medical reasons, the member shall be deemed not to be absent from the unit during that period for the purpose of clause (a); and

(c) if a household has two or more members, one member is absent from the unit for a period of time because of medical reasons, and the others are absent from the unit for that period of time because they need to be accommodated elsewhere as a result of the absence of the first member, all the members of the household shall be deemed not to be absent from the unit during that period for the purpose of clause (a). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 13 (1).

(2) A service manager may establish a maximum absence period for the purpose of establishing a local eligibility rule described in subsection (1), and the service manager may from time to time establish a new maximum absence period to replace the old one. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 13 (2).

(3) A maximum absence period shall be a period consisting of a specified number of consecutive days. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 13 (3).

(4) A service manager shall not establish a maximum absence period that is less than 60 consecutive days. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 13 (4).

Consequences of cessation of eligibility

14. (1) If a service manager determines that a household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance has ceased to be eligible for such assistance,

(a) the service manager shall cease to provide rent-geared-to-income assistance in respect of the household, beginning with the month specified in subsection (3); and

(b) the household shall pay rent for the unit it occupies at the rate at which rent is payable for the unit by a household not receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance, beginning with the month specified in subsection (3). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 14 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if one or more members of the household request an internal review of the service manager’s decision and the service manager’s decision is reversed on the internal review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 14 (2).

(3) The month as of which the provision of rent-geared-to-income assistance must cease and the payment of the higher rent must begin is the month immediately following the 90th day after the date the service manager gives the household written notice under subsection 66 (5) of the Act of the service manager’s decision that the household has ceased to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 14 (3).

Notice to housing provider

15. Within seven business days after determining that a household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance in a unit has ceased to be eligible for such assistance, a service manager shall give the housing provider providing the unit written notice of the service manager’s decision and of the review process available to members of the household in respect of the decision. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 15.

Reapplication

16. (1) A household that is determined by a service manager to be ineligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance because it fails to meet the requirements of clause 7 (1) (g) may not reapply for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a period of two years from,

(a) the first day of the month as of which the provision of rent-geared-to-income assistance in respect of the household ceases, if the household is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance at the time the service manager determines the household to be ineligible; or

(b) the date the service manager gives the household written notice of the determination of ineligibility, if the household is not yet receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance at the time the service manager determines the household to be ineligible. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 16 (1).

(2) A household that is determined by a service manager to be ineligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance because it fails to meet the requirements of clause 7 (1) (h) may not reapply for rent-geared-to-income assistance for a period of two years from,

(a) the first day of the month as of which the provision of rent-geared-to-income assistance in respect of the household ceases, if the household is receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance at the time the service manager determines the household to be ineligible; or

(b) the date the service manager gives the household written notice of the determination of ineligibility, if the household is not yet receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance at the time the service manager determines the household to be ineligible. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 16 (2).

Local eligibility rule, reapplication

17. (1) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule that is identical to subsection 16 (1) except for the fact that the period specified by the service manager is a period longer than two years. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 17 (1).

(2) A service manager may establish a local eligibility rule that is identical to subsection 16 (2) except for the fact that the period specified by the service manager is a period longer than two years. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 17 (2).

Special Needs Housing

Interpretation

18. In the case of a service area to which this Regulation applies by virtue of subsection 1 (1), a reference in section 20, 21 or 22 to a supportive housing provider shall be interpreted as follows:

1. If a lead agency is designated for the service area and if, in making the designation, the Lieutenant Governor in Council has transferred the rights or duties described in section 20, 21 or 22 to the lead agency, the reference in that section to the supportive housing provider shall be deemed to be a reference to the lead agency, and not to the supportive housing provider, during the period in which the designation is in force.

2. If a lead agency is not designated for the service area or if, in making the designation, the Lieutenant Governor in Council has not transferred the rights or duties described in section 20, 21 or 22 to the lead agency, and if one or more supportive housing providers are set out in Column 2 of Table 2 opposite the service manager, the reference in that section to the supportive housing provider shall be interpreted as a reference to the supportive housing providers set out in Column 2 of Table 2 opposite the service manager.

3. In all other cases, the reference in section 20, 21 or 22 to the supportive housing provider shall be deemed to be a reference to the service manager, and not to the supportive housing provider. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 18.

Eligibility requirement

19. (1) A household is eligible for special needs housing if one or more of its members require accessibility modifications or provincially-funded support services in order to live independently in the community. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 19 (1).

(2) A household need not be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance in order to be eligible for special needs housing. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 19 (2).

Notice of changes

20. (1) A household occupying special needs housing shall,

(a) within 10 business days after each change in a document or information that the household has provided to the supportive housing provider, or within such longer period as the supportive housing provider may allow, give the supportive housing provider notice setting out the change in the form and manner required by the supportive housing provider; and

(b) in the case of a change in a document, provide the changed document to the supportive housing provider within the period of time specified by the supportive housing provider. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 20; O. Reg. 409/01, s. 5; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 5.

(2) A supportive housing provider may extend, one or more times, the period within which a household must give the supportive housing provider notice under clause (1) (a) and the period initially specified by the supportive housing provider under clause (1) (b), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 7.

Review of eligibility

21. (1) Once in every 12-month period after a household is determined to be eligible for special needs housing, the supportive housing provider shall review the eligibility of the household and shall determine,

(a) whether the household continues to be eligible for special needs housing; and

(b) if the household is occupying special needs housing, whether the household continues to be eligible for the unit it occupies. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 21 (1).

(2) The household subject to the review shall provide such information and documents as the supportive housing provider may require within the time period specified by the supportive housing provider. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 21 (2).

(2.1) A supportive housing provider may extend, one or more times, the period initially specified by the supportive housing provider under subsection (2), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 8.

(3) The supportive housing provider may require a consent signed by any member of the household who is 16 years old or older, consenting to the disclosure to the supportive housing provider of information and documents required by the supportive housing provider for the purpose of the review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 21 (3).

(4) Subsection 6 (6) applies, with necessary modifications, to a consent under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 21 (4).

(5) Subsection 6 (7) applies, with necessary modifications, to a review under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 21 (5).

Cessation of eligibility

22. (1) A household that has been determined to be eligible for special needs housing ceases to be eligible for such housing, whether or not the household is occupying such housing, if,

(a) the supportive housing provider discovers that, at the time of the initial or a subsequent determination of eligibility, the household did not meet the eligibility requirement set out in section 19;

(b) if the household had one or more members who required accessibility modifications in order to live independently in the community, it no longer has any such members, and if the household had one or more members who required provincially-funded support services in order to live independently in the community, each such member has permanently recovered from the condition that necessitated the provision of support services and will not require support services in the future in respect of that condition;

(c) the household fails to comply with subsection 6 (3);

(d) the household fails to comply with section 20; or

(e) the household fails to comply with section 21. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 22 (1).

(2) A household that has been determined to be eligible for and that is occupying a modified unit ceases to be eligible for that unit if the household no longer has any members who require the accessibility modifications provided in that unit in order to live independently in the community. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 22 (2).

(3) A household that has been determined to be eligible for and that is occupying a unit for which provincially-funded support services are provided ceases to be eligible for that unit if each member of the household who required support services in order to live independently in the community no longer requires the support services available for that unit and will not in the future require the support services available for that unit as a result of that condition. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 22 (3).

Time for Making Determinations

Time for making determinations

23. (1) A determination about whether a household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance or special needs housing must be made within 30 days after the household’s application is complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 23 (1).

(2) If a request for inclusion in the special priority household category is made with the household’s application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the determination about whether the household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance must be made within 14 days after the household’s application is complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 23 (2).

(3) If the members of the household were given an opportunity to comment, under section 80 of the Act, in relation to the determination, the 30 or 14 days mentioned in subsection (1) or (2) does not include the time period,

(a) beginning on the day the notice of that opportunity was given under subsection 55 (2); and

(b) ending on the last day comments may be received under subsection 55 (6). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 23 (3).

PART IV
SPECIAL PRIORITY HOUSEHOLD CATEGORY

Request to be special priority household

24. (1) If a household is applying to a service manager for rent-geared-to-income assistance, any member of the household who is 16 years old or older may request the service manager to determine that the household should be included in the special priority household category on the centralized waiting list established under section 35. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 9 (1).

(1.1) If a household is applying to a service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency for special needs housing, any member of the household who is 16 years old or older may request the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency, as the case may be, to determine that the household should be included in the special priority household category on a waiting list for special needs housing established under section 74 of the Act O. Reg. 220/04, s. 9 (1).

(2) A request for a determination that a household should be included in the special priority household category may not be made except as provided in subsection (1) or (1.1). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (2); O. Reg. 220/04, s. 9 (2).

(3) The request must be in writing and must state that,

(a) a member of the household has been subject to abuse from another individual;

(b) the abusing individual is or was living with the member or is sponsoring the member as an immigrant; and

(c) the abused member intends to live permanently apart from the abusing individual. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (3).

(4) The request must be signed by the member making the request. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (4).

(5) If the member making the request is unable for any reason to sign the request or to make a valid request, the request may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

(a) is the parent or guardian of the member;

(b) is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to make the request on the member’s behalf; or

(c) is otherwise authorized to make the request on the member’s behalf. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (5).

(6) The request must include a consent signed by the abused member, consenting to the disclosure to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency of information and documents required by the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency for the purpose of verifying the statement required under clause (3) (a). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (6); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(7) If the abused member is less than 16 years old or is unable for any reason to sign the consent or to give a valid consent, the consent may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

(a) is the parent or guardian of the member;

(b) is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to give the consent on the member’s behalf; or

(c) is otherwise authorized to give the consent on the member’s behalf. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (7).

(8) The member making the request shall provide such information and documents as the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency may require for the purpose of verifying the statement required under clause (3) (a). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (8); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(9) If the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency is satisfied that the member making the request or a third party is unable to provide information or a document, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall not require the member or the third party to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (9); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(10) If the member making the request believes that he or she will be at risk of being abused by the abusing individual if he or she attempts to obtain information or a document, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall not require the member to provide that information or document. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (10); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(11) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall not require information as to whether the member making the request or the abused member has commenced legal proceedings against the abusing individual and shall not require information or documents relating to such proceedings. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (11); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(12) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall not require information or documents from more than one person for the purpose of verifying the statement required under clause (3) (a). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (12); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(13) If the abused member and the abusing individual used to live together but no longer do, the request must be submitted to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency within three months after they ceased to live together. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (13); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(14) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency may allow a request to be submitted later than would be allowed under subsection (13) if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so after considering whether,

(a) no member of the household knew that he or she could request to be included in the special priority household category;

(b) no member of the household knew of the need to submit a request within the time limit set out in subsection (13);

(c) the abused member is at risk of further abuse from the abusing individual;

(d) the abused member is at risk of resuming living with the abusing individual due to financial hardship which could be alleviated by the provision of rent-geared-to-income assistance;

(e) the abused member is in need of rent-geared-to-income assistance to alleviate financial hardship arising from legal proceedings in relation to the previous abuse; or

(f) the abused member is attempting to use the provision of rent-geared-to-income assistance as part of an overall program of recovery and re-establishment of a safe and normal life. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (14); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(15) The member making the request may inform the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency of the manner and form in which he or she wishes to receive communications from the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency and of the telephone number, postal address or other address at which he or she wishes to receive such communications and, in that case, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall communicate with the member making the request only in accordance with the instructions provided by the member under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (15); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(16) Upon receiving the request, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall determine whether,

(a) the request meets the requirements of subsection (3) and the request and the consent have been signed; and

(b) the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency has received all other information and documents required by the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency, including information and documents from a third party, for the purpose of verifying the statement required under clause (3) (a). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (16); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(17) Within seven business days after receiving the request, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall give the member making the request a written notice,

(a) stating that the request is complete, if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (16) have been met; or

(b) stating that the request is not complete and explaining why it is not complete, if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency has determined that the conditions set out in subsection (16) have not been met. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (17); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(18) If the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency gives the member making the request a written notice stating that the request is not complete, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall, if it determines subsequently that the conditions set out in subsection (16) have been met, promptly give the member making the request a written notice stating that the request is now complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (18); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(19) The request shall be considered to be complete for the purposes of this Regulation on the date of the written notice given by the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency stating that the request is complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 24 (19); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

Special priority households

25. (1) If a request is made under section 24, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall determine that the household should be included in the special priority household category on the waiting list if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency verifies the statement required under clause 24 (3) (a) that a member of the household has been subject to abuse from another individual. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (1); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(2) A service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency is not required to make a decision if the request is not complete. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (2); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(3) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall accept, as verification of the statement required under clause 24 (3) (a) that a member of the household has been subject to abuse from another individual, a record described in subsection (4) that is prepared by an individual described in subsection (5), whether the record is disclosed to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency in written or verbal form. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (3); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

(4) The record referred to in subsection (3) is any of the following:

1. A record of intervention by the police indicating that the member was abused by the abusing individual.

2. A record of physical injury caused to the member by the abusing individual.

3. A record of the application of force by the abusing individual against the member to force the member to engage in sexual activity against his or her will.

4. A record of words, actions or gestures by the abusing individual that threaten the member or his or her property including, but not limited to, the following:

i. Threatening to physically harm the member or another member of the household.

ii. Threatening to destroy or injure the member’s property.

iii. Intentionally killing or injuring pets.

iv. Threatening to remove the member’s children from the household.

v. Threatening to prevent the member from having access to his or her children.

vi. Forcing the member to perform degrading acts.

vii. Terrorizing the member.

viii. Threatening to take action to withdraw from sponsoring the member as an immigrant.

ix. Threatening to take action that might lead to the member being deported.

x. Other words, actions or gestures which lead the member to fear for his or her safety.

5. A record of undue or unwarranted control by the abusing individual over the member’s daily personal and financial activities. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (4); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 6.

(5) The individual referred to in subsection (3) is any of the following:

1. A doctor.

2. A lawyer.

3. A law enforcement officer.

4. A member of the clergy.

5. A teacher.

6. A guidance counsellor.

7. An individual in a managerial or administrative position with a housing provider.

8. A community health care worker.

9. A social worker.

10. A social service worker.

11. A victim services worker.

12. A settlement services worker.

13. A shelter worker. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (5).

(6) In subsection (5),

“community health care worker” means an individual employed by a community health centre to provide health and health promotion education and information and to administer health and health promotion programs; (“travailleur de la santé en milieu communautaire”)

“settlement services worker” means an individual employed by an agency or organization to assist individuals coming to Ontario to settle in, adapt to and be integrated into the community; (“travailleur dans un service d’établissement”)

“shelter worker” means an individual employed by an agency or organization to assist individuals for whom the agency or organization provides accommodation in an emergency or transitional shelter because of homelessness or abuse; (“travailleur dans un refuge”)

“social service worker” means an individual who performs the role of a social service worker within the meaning of section 10 of Ontario Regulation 383/00 made under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998; (“technicien en travail social”)

“social worker” means an individual who performs the role of a social worker within the meaning of section 9 of Ontario Regulation 383/00 made under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998; (“travailleur social”)

“victim services worker” means an individual employed by an agency or organization to provide support initiatives for victims of crime and disaster. (“professionnel de l’aide aux victimes”) O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (6).

(7) Once a service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency determines that a household should be included in the special priority household category on the waiting list, the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall not reconsider whether that household should be included in that category. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 25 (7); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 2.

PART V
OCCUPANCY STANDARDS

Provincial occupancy standards established

26. Sections 27 and 28 establish provincial occupancy standards for the purposes of section 76 of the Act for the purposes of determining the size and type of unit in respect of which a household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 26.

Largest unit

27. (1) The largest unit a household is eligible for is determined in accordance with this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 27 (1).

(2) The largest unit a household is eligible for is a unit that has,

(a) one bedroom for any two members of the household who are spouses of each other or same-sex partners of each other;

(b) one bedroom for each additional member of the household; and

(c) any additional bedrooms under subsection (3). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 27 (2).

(3) The additional bedrooms referred to in clause (2) (c) are the following:

1. An additional bedroom if one of the spouses or same-sex partners referred to in clause (2) (a) requires a separate bedroom because of a disability or medical condition.

2. An additional bedroom if the room is required to store equipment required by a member of the household because of a disability or medical condition.

3. An additional bedroom if the bedroom is required to accommodate an individual who is not a member of the household and who provides a member of the household with support services that are required because of the member’s disability or medical condition.

4. An additional bedroom if a member of the household is pregnant.

5. An additional bedroom if,

i. a member of the household has joint custody over a child who is not a member of the household,

ii. the member is required to provide accommodation for the child, and

iii. the bedroom is required to accommodate the child.

6. An additional bedroom if,

i. a member of the household has visiting rights with respect to a child who is not a member of the household,

ii. it is a condition of the member’s visiting rights that the member must provide adequate accommodation for the child when the child stays overnight with the member,

iii. the child will stay overnight with the member frequently, and

iv. the bedroom is required to accommodate the child. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 27 (3).

(4) An additional bedroom shall be included under clause (2) (c) only if the household requests it. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 27 (4).

Smallest unit

28. (1) The smallest unit a household is eligible for is determined in accordance with this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 28 (1).

(2) The smallest unit a household is eligible for is a unit that has,

(a) one bedroom for every two members of the household; and

(b) an additional bedroom if there is an odd number of members in the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 28 (2).

(3) Despite subsection (2), if the household consists of one individual or two individuals who are spouses of each other or same-sex partners of each other, the smallest unit the household is eligible for is a bachelor unit. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 28 (3).

Students living away from household

29. For greater certainty for the purpose of this Part, a child of a member of the household is a member of the household if the child,

(a) is in full-time attendance at a recognized educational institution and, while in attendance, does not live with the household;

(b) lives with the household while not attending that educational institution; and

(c) is dependent, in whole or in part, on the household for financial support. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 29; O. Reg. 409/01, s. 7.

Requests under this Part

30. The following apply with respect to requests under this Part:

1. A request under this Part may be included in the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance or it may be made after the application is made.

2. If a request is made after the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance is made, the request must be in writing and must be given to the service manager.

3. Subsections 5 (2), (5) and (7) to (16) apply, with necessary modifications, with respect to a request described in paragraph 2.

4. A request may be withdrawn by the household but such a withdrawal must be in writing and must be given to the service manager. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 30.

Local occupancy standards

31. (1) The transferred housing programs that are housing programs described in subsection (2) are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 76 (4) of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 31 (1).

(2) The housing programs referred to in subsection (1) are housing programs that are described in Table 1 of Ontario Regulation 368/01 for any of the following program category numbers:

1. 1 (a) or 1 (b).

2. 2 (a), 2 (b), 2 (c) or 2 (d).

3. 6 (a) or 6 (b). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 31 (2); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 8 (1); O. Reg. 452/01, s. 2.

(3) The prescribed period of time for a service manager for the purposes of subsection 76 (4) of the Act is one year from the day this Regulation first applies to the service area of the service manager. O. Reg. 409/01, s. 8 (2).

Review of eligibility — occupancy standards

32. (1) A review under section 11 relating to a household that is occupying a rent-geared-to-income unit shall include a review of whether the size and type of the unit is within the range in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance under the applicable occupancy standards. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 32 (1).

(2) If, under a review under section 11, the service manager determines that a household occupies a rent-geared-to-income unit that is larger than the largest unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, the service manager shall give the housing provider written notice of that determination. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 32 (2).

Special rule, overhoused households

33. If the service manager gives a housing provider written notice under subsection 32 (2) that a household occupies a rent-geared-to-income unit that is larger than the largest unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance and the household is not eligible for special needs housing, the following apply:

1. If none of the housing projects that the housing provider operates in the service manager’s service area has a unit, occupied or not, that is of a size within the range in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance under the applicable occupancy standards, the housing provider shall give the service manager written notice of that fact and the service manager shall add the household to the centralized waiting list.

2. If paragraph 1 does not apply but one year after the notice under subsection 32 (2) is received the household remains in a unit that is larger than the largest unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, the housing provider shall give the service manager written notice of that fact and the service manager shall add the household to the centralized waiting list.

3. If the household is added to the centralized waiting list under paragraph 1 or 2 and the household requests to be removed from the waiting list, the household ceases to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 33.

Result of ceasing to be within the occupancy standard range

34. If a household occupies a rent-geared-to-income unit and that unit ceases to be within the range in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance under the applicable occupancy standards, the household does not cease to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance in respect of that unit except as provided under section 12. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 34.

PART VI
WAITING LISTS AND PRIORITY RULES

Centralized and Subsidiary Waiting Lists

Centralized waiting list

35. (1) A service manager shall establish and administer, under section 68 of the Act, a centralized waiting list. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 35 (1).

(2) The service manager shall establish the centralized waiting list on or before the day that is one year after the day this Regulation begins to apply to the service area of the service manager or, if the approved local transfer plan provides for an earlier date, that earlier date. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 35 (2).

(3) In subsection (2),

“approved local transfer plan” means a plan of the service manager under section 14 of the Act that has been approved by the Minister under that section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 35 (3).

Exception to s. 68 (3) of the Act

35.1 A household not receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance that occupies a unit in a designated housing project of the service manager shall, despite subsection 68 (3) of the Act, be included on the centralized waiting list established under section 35 if the service manager has determined the household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance and the unit the household occupies meets the occupancy standards established by this Regulation. O. Reg. 85/02, s. 6.

Subsidiary waiting lists

36. (1) A service manager shall provide an up-to-date subsidiary waiting list for a housing project in the service area to the housing provider for the project at least once each calendar month and, in addition, at such other times as the housing provider may request. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 36 (1).

(2) The subsidiary waiting list shall include all the households on the centralized waiting list that the centralized waiting list indicates have a preference for that housing project, ranked as required under subsection 68 (5) of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 36 (2).

(3) The subsidiary waiting list shall also include the following for each household on the list:

1. The names of the members of the household.

2. The address at which the household can be contacted.

3. Whether the household is a special priority household or a homeless or hard to house household or whether it is included in a category, established under the local priority rules, within the waiting list.

4. The sizes and types of unit in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance under the applicable occupancy standards. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 36 (3).

Rules for the centralized waiting list

37. The following are requirements for the centralized waiting list:

1. A household shall be added to the waiting list upon the service manager determining that the household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance.

2. A household shall be removed from the waiting list if it requests to be removed or if it ceases to be eligible to be included.

3. A household shall be removed from the waiting list if the household has accepted an offer of rent-geared-to-income assistance.

4. Paragraph 3 does not apply with respect to the acceptance of an offer of temporary housing that is to be provided while one or more members of the household are receiving treatment or counselling or that is provided because the household is in need of emergency shelter.

5. The size of unit with respect to which a household has indicated a preference, either in the household’s application for rent-geared-to-income assistance or subsequently, shall be indicated on the waiting list.

6. A household may indicate a preference either for,

i. all sizes of units within the range in respect of which the household is eligible to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance under the applicable occupancy standards, or

ii. the largest of the units described in subparagraph i.

7. If a household does not indicate any preference for a size of housing unit, it shall be deemed to have indicated a preference for the largest unit under subparagraph 6 ii.

8. The housing projects with respect to which a household has indicated a preference, either in the household’s application for rent-geared-to-income assistance or subsequently, shall be indicated on the waiting list.

9. A preference for a housing project by a household is ineffective and shall not be indicated on the waiting list if no member of the household meets the requirements of the housing provider’s mandate under section 99 of the Act with respect to the housing project.

9.1 Despite paragraph 9, a household may indicate a preference for a housing project and the preference shall be indicated on the waiting list if the service manager determines that a member of the household will meet the requirements of the housing provider’s mandate under section 99 of the Act with respect to the housing project within a period of time specified by the service manager.

10. A service manager shall establish geographic areas for the purposes of the waiting list and a household may indicate a preference for all the housing projects in a geographic area by indicating a preference for that geographic area.

11. If a household does not indicate any preference for a housing project it shall be deemed to have indicated a preference for all the housing projects in the service area.

12. A household’s preference for a housing project or geographic area shall be removed if the household requests it.

13. A household referred to in section 35.1 may indicate a preference to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance for the unit it occupies at the time of indicating the preference. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 37; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 7.

Special rule, transfers to another housing provider in same service area

38. The following apply with respect to a household occupying a rent-geared-to-income unit that wishes to transfer to another rent-geared-to-income unit in a housing project operated by a different housing provider within the same service area:

1. The household may request to be added to the centralized waiting list by submitting an application signed by all members of the household who are 16 years old or older.

2. If a member of the household who is 16 years old or older is unable for any reason to sign the application, or to make a valid application, the application may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

i. is the parent or guardian of the member,

ii. is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to make the application, or

iii. is otherwise authorized to make the application on the member’s behalf.

3. A household that makes a request in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be added to the centralized waiting list. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 38.

Refusal of three offers — ineligibility

39. (1) A household that is on the centralized waiting list for rent-geared-to-income units, other than a household that has been determined to be eligible for special needs housing, ceases to be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance if the household refuses three offers of a rent-geared-to-income unit. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 39 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) applies with respect to the refusal of an offer only if the following are satisfied:

1. The size of unit that is offered is a size for which the household has indicated a preference.

2. The unit that is offered is a unit in respect of which the household would be eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance.

3. The unit that is offered is in a housing project for which the household has indicated a preference. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 39 (2).

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to the refusal of a bachelor unit by a household consisting of two spouses or same-sex partners. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 39 (3).

(4) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to a refusal by a household that is in temporary housing that is to be provided while one or more members of the household are receiving treatment or counselling or that is provided because the household is in need of emergency shelter. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 39 (4).

Provincial priority rules established

40. Sections 41 and 42 establish provincial priority rules for ranking households on centralized and subsidiary waiting lists for the purposes of section 77 of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 40.

Ranking according to date

41. (1) A household ranks higher than another household with a later ranking date. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 41 (1).

(2) The ranking date for a household that was added to the centralized waiting list under paragraph 1 of section 37 is the date the household applied for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 41 (2).

(3) Despite subsection (2), if the service manager so provides in the local priority rules, the ranking date for a household that has indicated a preference for a housing project after the determination that the household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance is, with respect to the housing project, the date the household indicated that preference. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 41 (3).

(4) The ranking date for a household that was added to the centralized waiting list under section 38 is,

(a) the date the household requested to be added to the centralized waiting list; or

(b) if the household occupies a unit provided by an alternative housing provider under its mandate to provide housing to homeless or hard to house households, the date the household applied for rent-geared-to-income assistance before first beginning to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 41 (4).

(5) The ranking date for a household that was added to the centralized waiting list under section 33 is the date the household applied for rent-geared-to-income assistance before first beginning to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 41 (5).

Priority for special priority households

42. (1) Despite section 41, a special priority household ranks higher than another household that is not a special priority household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 42 (1).

(2) A special priority household ranks higher than another special priority household if the service manager determines that a member of the first household is at a greater risk of being abused than the members of the other household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 42 (2).

(3) Subject to subsection (2), if the abused member of a special priority household lives with the abusing individual, that household ranks higher than another special priority household for which that is not the case. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 42 (3).

(4) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a special priority household ranks higher than another special priority household with a later special priority ranking date. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 42 (4).

(5) The special priority ranking date is the date the household requested to be included in the special priority household category. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 42 (5).

Provincial priority rules prevail over local priority rules

43. If a local priority rule is inconsistent with a provincial priority rule, the provincial priority rule prevails to the extent of the inconsistency. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 43.

Transition, new centralized waiting lists

44. (1) All households that, immediately before the establishment of a centralized waiting list, are already on waiting lists for housing projects covered by the centralized waiting list shall be added to the centralized waiting list. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 44 (1).

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the ranking date for a household added under subsection (1), shall be the date the household applied for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 44 (2).

(3) If, before the establishment of the centralized waiting list, different dates were used for the purposes of ranking households, the service manager may use those different dates as the ranking dates. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 44 (3).

Special Needs Waiting Lists

Special needs waiting lists

45. (1) This section applies with respect to waiting lists for special needs housing required under section 74 of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 45 (1).

(2) The following are requirements for waiting lists for special needs housing:

1. A household shall be added to a waiting list upon being determined to be eligible for special needs housing.

2. A household shall be removed from a waiting list if it requests to be removed or if it ceases to be eligible to be included.

3. A household shall be removed from a waiting list if the household has accepted an offer of special needs housing. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 45 (2).

(3) The following apply with respect to a household occupying a special needs housing unit that wishes to transfer to another special needs housing unit within the same service area:

1. The household may request to be added to a waiting list for special needs housing by submitting an application signed by all members of the household who are 16 years old or older.

2. If a member of the household who is 16 years old or older is unable for any reason to sign the application, or to make a valid application, the application may be signed on the member’s behalf by another individual who,

i. is the parent or guardian of the member,

ii. is an attorney of the member under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to make the application, or

iii. is otherwise authorized to make the application on the member’s behalf.

3. A household that makes a request in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be added to the waiting list. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 45 (3).

(3.1) A special priority household ranks higher than a household that is not a special priority household. O. Reg. 182/02, s. 3.

(3.2) A special priority household ranks higher than another special priority household if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency determines that a member of the first household is at greater risk of being abused than the members of the other household. O. Reg. 182/02, s. 3.

(3.3) Subject to subsection (3.2), if the abused member of a special priority household lives with an abusing individual, that household ranks higher than another special priority household for which that is not the case. O. Reg. 182/02, s. 3.

(4) If the responsibility for administering a waiting list for special needs housing is transferred, the former administrator of the waiting list shall forward the waiting list and all information relating to the waiting list to the new administrator of the waiting list. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 45 (4).

(5) If a service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency that is required to establish and administer one or more waiting lists for special needs housing under section 74 of the Act administers, immediately before this Regulation comes into force in the service manager’s service area, a waiting list for special needs housing, that waiting list is continued as a waiting list under section 74 of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 45 (5).

PART VII
CALCULATION OF GEARED-TO-INCOME RENT

Definition

46. In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,

“benefit unit” means a benefit unit under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 or the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997; (“groupe de prestataires”)

“dependant” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 134/98 made under the Ontario Works Act, 1997; (“personne à charge”)

“recipient”, “same-sex partner” and “spouse” have the same meaning as in the Ontario Works Act, 1997. (“bénéficiaire”, “conjoint” et “partenaire de même sexe”) O. Reg. 298/01, s. 46.

Geared-to-income rent payable

47. (1) For the purpose of section 69 of the Act, the geared-to-income rent payable for a month by a household that is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance and that occupies a rent-geared-to-income unit is the amount obtained by,

(a) if the household has at least one benefit unit to which section 48 applies, determining under section 48 the rent attributable for the month to each of such benefit units;

(b) if the household has at least one family unit that is not, and no part of which is, a benefit unit to which section 48 applies, determining under section 49 the rent attributable for the month to each of such family units;

(c) if the household has at least one family unit a part of which is a benefit unit to which section 48 applies and the other part of which is not, determining under section 49 the rent attributable for the month to the part of each of such family units that is not a benefit unit to which section 48 applies;

(d) calculating the sum of all the amounts determined under clauses (a), (b) and (c);

(e) adding, to the amount calculated under clause (d), the amount of the increases, if any, required by section 51 in respect of services or utilities; and

(f) subtracting, from the amount calculated under clause (d), the amount of the reductions, if any, required by section 51 in respect of services, utilities or heating. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 47 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1),

(a) the minimum geared-to-income rent payable for a month by a household that is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance is $85; and

(b) the maximum geared-to-income rent payable for a month by a household that is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance is the rent that would be payable for the unit occupied by the household if the unit were occupied by a household not eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 47 (2).

(3) The geared-to-income rent payable for a fraction of a month is the amount obtained by multiplying the geared-to-income rent payable for the month by the fraction of the month for which the rent is payable. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 47 (3).

Benefit units

48. (1) In the case of a benefit unit under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 consisting of a recipient with no spouse or same-sex partner but with one or more other dependants, the rent attributable for a month to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 3 is the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 2 of Table 3. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 3 if the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 3. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (2).

(3) In the case of a benefit unit under the Ontario Works Act, 1997, other than one described in subsection (1), the rent attributable for a month to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 4 is the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 2 of Table 4. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (3).

(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 4 if the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 4. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (4).

(5) In the case of a benefit unit under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, the rent attributable for a month to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 5 is the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 2 of Table 5. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (5).

(6) Subsection (5) does not apply to a benefit unit of a size set out in Column 1 of Table 5 if the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 5. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (6).

(7) Subsection (5) does not apply to a benefit unit if,

(a) the total amount of a spouse’s allowance under the Old Age Security Act (Canada) payable to the benefit unit for the month exceeds the amount payable to the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997; or

(b) the total amount of disability benefits under the Canada Pension Plan payable to the benefit unit for the month exceeds the amount payable to the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (7).

(8) For the purposes of subsections (2), (4) and (6), the total non-benefit income of the members of a benefit unit for a month shall be determined in accordance with subsections 50 (2) to (6), with the following exceptions:

1. A reference to “For the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (i)” shall be deemed to be a reference to “For the purposes of subsections 48 (2), (4) and (6)”.

2. A reference to “family unit” shall be deemed to be a reference to “benefit unit”.

3. Paragraphs 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 of subsection 50 (3) do not apply to the determination of non-benefit income.

4. The following shall not be included in non-benefit income:

i. A payment received under the Ontario Works Act, 1997.

ii. A payment received under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 48 (8).

Family units

49. (1) This section applies to a family unit that is not, and no part of which is, a benefit unit to which section 48 applies. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 49 (1).

(2) In the case of a family unit a part of which is a benefit unit to which section 48 applies and the other part of which is not, this section applies to the part of the family unit that is not a benefit unit to which section 48 applies. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 49 (2).

(3) The rent attributable for a month to a family unit to which this section applies, as described in subsection (1), or a part of a family unit to which this section applies, as described in subsection (2), is the amount obtained by,

(a) calculating 30 per cent of the adjusted family income for the month, as determined under section 50, of the family unit or the part of the family unit; and

(b) if the family unit or the part of the family unit has a member described in subsection (4) and the sum of the income and imputed income of the member for the month, as determined in accordance with subsections 50 (2) to (11), is equal to or greater than $75, subtracting from the amount calculated under clause (a) 15 per cent of the first $1,000 of the sum of the income and imputed income of the member for the month. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 49 (3).

(4) The member referred to in clause (3) (b) and subclause 50 (1) (b) (iii) is a member who,

(a) is a child of another member of the family unit;

(b) lives with and has always lived with the member mentioned in clause (a), with the exception of short periods while in full-time attendance at a recognized educational institution;

(c) does not have and has never had a spouse or same-sex partner; and

(d) is not the parent of an individual living with the household containing the family unit. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 49 (4); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 4.

Adjusted family income

50. (1) For the purpose of clause 49 (3) (a), the adjusted family income of a family unit for a month is, subject to subsection (13), the amount obtained by,

(a) adding,

(i) the income of each of the members of the family unit for the month, as determined under subsections (2) to (7), and

(ii) the imputed income of each of the members of the family unit for the month from his or her interests in non-income-producing assets, as determined under subsections (8) to (11); and

(b) subtracting, from the amount determined under clause (a),

(i) $75, in the case of a family unit that has no children and only one individual who has employment-related income in the month,

(ii) $150, in the case of a family unit that has,

(A) at least one child, and at least one individual who has employment-related income in the month, or

(B) at least two individuals who have employment-related income in the month, and

(iii) the sum of the income and imputed income for the month of each member of the family unit who is described in subsection 49 (4), if the sum of the income and imputed income of that member for the month, as determined in accordance with subsections (2) to (11), is less than $75. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (1).

(2) For the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (i), the income of a member of a family unit for a month is the total amount of all payments of any nature paid to or on behalf of or for the benefit of the member during the month, subject to subsections (3), (5) and (6). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (2).

(3) For the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (i), the following shall not be included in income, subject to subsection (4):

1. A payment received under section 49 of the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 to provide financial assistance for children with severe disabilities.

2. A payment received from a children’s aid society on behalf of a child in care under the Child and Family Services Act.

3. A payment received under clause 175 (f) of the Child and Family Services Act.

4. A payment received under subsection 2 (2) of the Developmental Services Act.

5. A payment received under the Ministry of Community and Social Services Act.

6. A payment, refund or credit received under the Income Tax Act (Ontario).

7. A payment, refund or credit received under the Income Tax Act (Canada).

8. A death benefit received under the Canada Pension Plan.

9. A payment received from the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Canada) or from a band for board and lodging of a student attending a secondary school not on the reserve.

10. A payment received pursuant to the Indian Act (Canada) under a treaty between Her Majesty in right of Canada and a band, other than funds for post-secondary education.

11. A payment received from a band as an incentive bonus for school attendance by a person who is a child of a member of the family unit and who is attending school.

12. A payment received under Order in Council P.C. 1977-2496 made under section 40 of the Indian Act (Canada).

13. A payment received under the Extraordinary Assistance Plan (Canada).

14. A grant received under the Employment Insurance Act (Canada) and used for the purpose of the purchase by a member of a benefit unit under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 of a training course approved by an administrator under that Act.

15. A Canada Education Savings Grant, if it is paid into a Registered Education Savings Plan for a child of a member of the family unit.

16. A payment received from Human Resources Development Canada under the program called the “Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities”, if the payment has been or will be applied to costs incurred or to be incurred as a result of participation in employment-related activities.

17. A capital gain.

18. The proceeds received from the sale, liquidation or other disposition of real or personal property.

19. Interest received from or accrued in a prepaid funeral plan.

20. Interest, dividends or any other income received from or accrued in a locked-in Registered Retirement Savings Plan.

21. An inheritance.

22. Lottery winnings.

23. A donation received from a religious, charitable or benevolent organization.

24. A casual gift or casual payment of small value.

25. A loan.

26. Income received by a student in full-time attendance at a recognized educational institution who meets the criteria stated in clauses 49 (4) (a), (b), (c) and (d) if,

i. the institution is a primary or secondary institution, or

ii. the institution is a post-secondary institution and the student,

A. is a single student, as defined in Regulation 774 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 made under the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, and

B. had not been out of a secondary institution for more than five years as of the start of his or her current study period in the post-secondary institution.

27. An award or a grant received from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities by a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution.

28. A bursary received under paragraph 18 of subsection 8 (1) of the Education Act by a student in full-time attendance at a secondary school.

29. A payment received by a student from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation.

30. An allowance received for room and board in respect of employment away from the unit one occupies.

31. An allowance received for expenses incurred in travelling in respect of employment.

32. An allowance or a payment received for child care, transportation, tuition or other expenses in respect of any job training or employment-related program in which one is enrolled.

33. A benefit received from Veterans Affairs Canada under the Veterans Independence Program.

34. A war reparation payment, made either in periodic instalments or in a lump sum amount.

35. An amount received as damages or compensation for,

i. pain and suffering resulting from an injury to or the death of a member of the household, or

ii. expenses reasonably incurred or to be incurred as a result of an injury to or the death of a member of the household.

36. A lump sum insurance payment.

37. A lump sum severance payment arising from a dismissal from employment.

38. A lump sum payment received under a decision of a court.

39. A lump sum payment received under a decision of a statutory tribunal.

40. A payment received under any of the following agreements to which the Province of Ontario is a party:

i. The Helpline Reconciliation Model Agreement.

ii. The Multi-Provincial/Territorial Assistance Program Agreement.

iii. The Grandview Agreement.

41. A payment received under the Ontario Hepatitis C Assistance Plan.

42. The total amount of spouse’s allowance payments under the Old Age Security Act (Canada) received by a benefit unit under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 for the month, if that amount is equal to or less than the amount received by the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997.

43. The total amount of disability benefits under the Canada Pension Plan received by a benefit unit under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 for the month, if that amount is equal to or less than the amount received by the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997.

44. The total amount of income support received by a benefit unit under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 for the month, if the amount received by the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under that Act is less than the total amount of spouse’s allowance payments under the Old Age Security Act (Canada) received by the benefit unit for the month.

45. The total amount of income support received by a benefit unit under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 for the month, if the amount received by the benefit unit for basic needs for the month under paragraph 1 of subsection 30 (1) of Ontario Regulation 222/98 made under that Act is less than the total amount of disability benefits under the Canada Pension Plan received by the benefit unit for the month.

46. The total amount of payments under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 received by a benefit unit under that Act for the month if,

i. in the case of a benefit unit consisting of a recipient with no spouse or same-sex partner but with one or more other dependants, the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 3, or

ii. in the case of a benefit unit other than one described in subparagraph i, the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 4.

47. The total amount of payments under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 received by a benefit unit under that Act for the month, if the total non-benefit income for the month of the members of the benefit unit exceeds the amount set out opposite the benefit unit in Column 3 of Table 5.

48. A payment received under subsection 147 (14) of the Workers’ Compensation Act, as it read on December 31, 1997.

49. A lump sum payment received under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement made as of June 15, 1999 among the Attorney General of Canada, Her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario and others.

50. A payment received from the Government of Alberta as compensation for sterilization.

51. A payment received under the Walkerton Compensation Plan.

52. A payment received under the Dr. Albert Rose Bursary Program.

53. An extended care and maintenance allowance for a former Crown ward received from a children’s aid society under subsection 71 (2) of the Child and Family Services Act.

54. A Special Allowance received from Veterans Affairs Canada under the Veterans Affairs Disability Pension Program.

55. A payment received as a result of a claim that relates to an aboriginal residential school and was made against the Government of Canada or a church or other religious organization. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (3); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 9; O. Reg. 182/02, s. 5; O. Reg. 328/02, s. 1; O. Reg. 220/04, s. 10 (1).

(4) Interest received or accrued on an amount excluded from the income of a member of a family unit under subsection (3), other than interest on an amount excluded under paragraph 19 or 20 of subsection (3), shall be included in the income of that member. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (4).

(5) The income of a member of a family unit from a business shall be reduced by all deductions allowed by the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency from income from a business, except for the following:

1. Capital cost allowances for the depreciation of assets.

2. Rent paid by the member for the unit occupied by the member, where the member operates the business from the unit.

3. Child care expenses. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (5).

(6) The income of a member of a family unit shall be reduced by the amount of all support payments made by the member under an order made under the Divorce Act (Canada), the Family Law Act, or the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, 2002. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (6); O. Reg. 220/04, s. 10 (2).

(7) For the purposes of paragraphs 46 and 47 of subsection (3), the total non-benefit income of the members of a benefit unit for a month shall be determined in accordance with subsections (2) to (6), with the following exceptions:

1. A reference to “For the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (i)” shall be deemed to be a reference to “For the purposes of paragraphs 46 and 47 of subsection (3)”.

2. A reference to “family unit” shall be deemed to be a reference to “benefit unit”.

3. Paragraphs 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 of subsection (3) do not apply to the determination of non-benefit income.

4. The following shall not be included in non-benefit income:

i. A payment received under the Ontario Works Act, 1997.

ii. A payment received under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (7).

(8) A non-income-producing locked-in Registered Retirement Savings Plan shall not be included in non-income producing assets for the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (ii). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (8).

(9) For the purpose of subclause (1) (a) (ii), the imputed income of a member of a family unit for a month from his or her interest in a non-income-producing asset is the amount determined using the formula,

in which,

“A” is the value of the member’s interest in the non-income-producing asset,

“B” is one-twelfth of the annual interest rate payable in the first year on the most recent November issue of Canada Savings Bonds, with the annual interest rate rounded down to the nearest whole percentage.

O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (9); O. Reg. 220/04, s. 10 (3).

(9.1) Despite subsection (9), in the case of a family unit with one or more non-interest bearing bank accounts, the imputed income of a member of the family unit for a month from his or her interest in the bank accounts shall be determined in the following manner:

1. For each bank account, determine the annual average minimum monthly balance in the account or a typical recent minimum monthly balance in the account.

2. Add the amounts determined under paragraph 1.

3. Subtract $1,000 from the amount determined under paragraph 2.

4. Multiply the amount determined under paragraph 3 by “B”, as defined in subsection (9).

5. Apportion the amount determined under paragraph 4 among the members with the bank accounts, in proportion to the amounts determined under paragraph 1 for each of the bank accounts and the member’s interest in the bank accounts. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 10 (4).

(10) If a member of a family unit transfers, by sale, lease, gift or in any other manner, his or her interest in an asset to a person who is not a member of the household, less than 36 months before the date the household applies for rent-geared-to-income assistance or any time after the household applies for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the member shall be deemed, for the purposes of subclause (1) (a) (ii) and subsection (9), still to have the interest in the asset, unless the service manager is satisfied that the transfer was effected in good faith and not for the purpose of reducing the member’s imputed income so as to reduce the amount of geared-to-income rent payable by the household. O. Reg. 85/02, s. 8.

(11) If a member of a family unit is deemed under subsection (10) still to have an interest in a transferred asset, the value of the member’s interest in the asset on a date that is after the date of the transfer shall be calculated, for the purpose of “A” in the formula in subsection (9), by reducing the value of the member’s interest in the asset on the date of the transfer by $2,000 on each anniversary of the date of the transfer. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (11).

(12) For the purpose of clause (1) (b), an individual has employment-related income if he or she receives wages, a salary, a commission, a bonus, tips, gratuities, vacation pay, remuneration as a dependent contractor, income from work in a business that the individual directly or indirectly operates and controls, unemployment benefits under the Employment Insurance Act (Canada), payments for a loss of earnings under the insurance plan in the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, or payments for sick leave or a short-term disability under a private or workplace insurance plan. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (12).

(13) If a service manager has reason to believe that the adjusted family income of a family unit fluctuates from month to month, the service manager, in determining the rent attributable for a month to a family unit under subsection 49 (3), may use, as the adjusted family income of the family unit for a month, the average monthly adjusted family income of the family unit over such period of time as the service manager considers reasonable in the circumstances. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (13).

(14) In applying this section to a family unit, a part of which is a benefit unit to which section 48 applies and the other part of which is not, a reference in this section to a family unit shall be deemed to be a reference to the part of the family unit that is not a benefit unit to which section 48 applies. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 50 (14).

Services, utilities and heating

51. (1) If a household receives from its housing provider, or from a person who has entered into an agreement with the housing provider, a service or utility set out in Column 2 of Table 6, the amount calculated under clause 47 (1) (d) for the household shall be increased by the amount set out opposite the service or utility in the column of Table 6 that sets out the type of unit occupied by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (1).

(2) If a household pays directly for a service or utility set out in Column 2 of Table 7, the amount calculated under clause 47 (1) (d) for the household shall be reduced by the amount set out opposite the service or utility in the column of Table 7 that sets out the type of unit occupied by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (2).

(3) If a household pays directly for the principal heating of the unit it occupies and the unit is heated by oil, the amount calculated under clause 47 (1) (d) for a household occupying a unit of a type set out in Column 2 of Table 8 shall be reduced by the amount set out opposite the unit in the column of Table 8 that sets out the region of Ontario in which the unit is located. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (3).

(4) If a household pays directly for the principal heating of the unit it occupies and the unit is heated by gas, the amount calculated under clause 47 (1) (d) for a household occupying a unit of a type set out in Column 2 of Table 9 shall be reduced by the amount set out opposite the unit in the column of Table 9 that sets out the region of Ontario in which the unit is located. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (4).

(5) If a household pays directly for the principal heating of the unit it occupies and the unit is heated by electricity, the amount calculated under clause 47 (1) (d) for a household occupying a unit of a type set out in Column 2 of Table 10 shall be reduced by the amount set out opposite the unit in the column of Table 10 that sets out the region of Ontario in which the unit is located. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (5).

(6) For the purposes of subsections (3), (4) and (5), a unit shall be considered to be located in a region of Ontario set out in Column 1 of Table 11 if the unit is located in a municipality or district set out opposite the region in Column 2 of Table 11. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 51 (6).

Review of geared-to-income rent payable

52. (1) Once in every 12-month period after a household begins to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance, the service manager shall review the geared-to-income rent payable by the household and shall determine whether that rent should be reduced, be increased or remain the same. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (1).

(2) A service manager may review the geared-to-income rent payable by a household receiving rent-geared-to-income assistance more frequently than once in every 12-month period if the service manager considers such a review to be desirable. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (2).

(3) The household subject to the review shall provide such information and documents as the service manager may require within the time period specified by the service manager. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (3).

(3.1) A service manager may extend, one or more times, the period initially specified by the service manager under subsection (3), and each extension of a period may be made either before or after the expiry of the period. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 11 (1).

(3.2) Subsection (3) does not apply to a household that is in housing provided by an alternative housing provider under its mandate to provide housing to households that are homeless or hard to house, if the alternative housing provider notifies the service manager that it is of the view that requiring the household to comply with subsection (3) is inappropriate in the circumstances. O. Reg. 220/04, s. 11 (1).

(4) The service manager may require a consent signed by any member of the household who is 16 years old or older, consenting to the disclosure to the service manager of information and documents required by the service manager for the purpose of the review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (4).

(5) Subsection 5 (9) applies, with necessary modifications, to a consent under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (5).

(6) Subsections 5 (3), (4), (10) and (11) apply, with necessary modifications, to a review under this section. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (6); O. Reg. 220/04, s. 11 (2).

(7) Subject to subsections (10), (11) and (13), if on a review under this section, a service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by a household should be reduced, the rent reduction takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the household written notice under section 69 of the Act of the service manager’s decision to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (7).

(8) Subject to subsections (9), (10), (12) and (14), if on a review under this section, a service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by a household should be increased, the rent increase takes effect on the first day of the second month following the month in which the service manager gives the household written notice under section 69 of the Act of the service manager’s decision to increase the geared-to-income rent payable. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (8).

(9) If, on a review under this section, a service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by a household should be increased by an amount less than $10, the service manager may decide,

(a) to implement the increase; or

(b) not to implement the increase. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (9).

(10) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce or increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is that the geared-to-income rent payable by the household should remain the same, subsections (7) and (8) do not apply. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (10).

(11) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, whether by the same amount as or by a different amount from that originally specified by the service manager, the rent reduction takes effect on the day that is the later of,

(a) the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review; and

(b) the day referred to in subsection (7). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (11).

(12) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, whether by the same amount as or by a different amount from that originally specified by the service manager, the rent increase takes effect on the day that is the later of,

(a) the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review; and

(b) the day referred to in subsection (8). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (12).

(13) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, subsection (7) does not apply and the rent increase takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (13).

(14) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, subsection (8) does not apply and the rent reduction takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 52 (14).

Change in rent upon new information outside a review

53. (1) If a household notifies a service manager under section 10 of a change in the income or assets of the household, the service manager shall redetermine the geared-to-income rent payable by the household in accordance with section 47. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (1).

(2) Subject to subsections (5), (6) and (8), if the service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by the household should be reduced as a result of the change in income or assets, the rent reduction takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the change occurred. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (2).

(3) Subject to subsections (4), (5), (7) and (9), if the service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by the household should be increased as a result of the change in income or assets, the rent increase takes effect on the first day of the second month following the month in which the change occurred. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (3).

(4) If the service manager determines that the geared-to-income rent payable by the household should be increased by an amount less than $10, the service manager may decide,

(a) to implement the increase; or

(b) not to implement the increase. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (4).

(5) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce or increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is that the geared-to-income rent payable by the household should remain the same, subsections (2) and (3) do not apply. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (5).

(6) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, whether by the same amount as or by a different amount from that originally specified by the service manager, the rent reduction takes effect on the day that is the later of,

(a) the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review; and

(b) the day referred to in subsection (2). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (6).

(7) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, whether by the same amount as or by a different amount from that originally specified by the service manager, the rent increase takes effect on the day that is the later of,

(a) the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review; and

(b) the day referred to in subsection (3). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (7).

(8) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, subsection (2) does not apply and the rent increase takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (8).

(9) If one or more members of a household request an internal review of a decision made by a service manager under this section to increase the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, and if the decision made on the internal review is to reduce the geared-to-income rent payable by the household, subsection (3) does not apply and the rent reduction takes effect on the first day of the month following the month in which the service manager gives the members who requested the internal review written notice under subsection 58 (6) of the decision made on the internal review. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 53 (9).

Reimbursement of service manager

54. (1) If a household has paid less geared-to-income rent for a period than it should have paid and the service manager has requested the household, under subsection 86 (1) of the Act, to reimburse the service manager for the excess amount of rent-geared-to-income assistance the service manager has paid in respect of the household for the period, the amount to be paid to the service manager, for the purpose of subsection 86 (3) of the Act, is the difference between the amount of geared-to-income rent paid by the household for the period and the amount of geared-to-income rent that the household should have paid for the period. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 54 (1).

(2) If the service manager has decided under subsection 86 (4) of the Act to collect the amount owing by a household by increasing the amount of the geared-to-income rent payable by the household beyond the amount that would otherwise be payable by the household, so that the amount of rent-geared-to-income assistance payable by the service manager in respect of the household will be less than the amount that would otherwise be payable by the service manager, the amount of the increase cannot, for the purpose of subsection 86 (5) of the Act, exceed 10 per cent of the geared-to-income rent that would otherwise be payable by the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 54 (2).

(3) The written notice that the service manager is required to give a household under subsection 86 (6) of the Act, before increasing the amount of geared-to-income rent payable by the household under subsection 86 (4) of the Act, shall specify,

(a) the amount of the increased rent payable by the household; and

(b) that the rent increase takes effect on the first day of the second month following the month in which the notice is given. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 54 (3).

(4) Within seven business days after giving a household written notice under subsection 86 (6) of the Act of an increase in the amount of geared-to-income rent payable by the household for the unit it occupies, a service manager shall give the housing provider providing the unit written notice of the increase. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 54 (4).

PART VIII
PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS — DECISIONS, INTERNAL REVIEWS, NOTICES

Opportunity to comment, s. 80 of the Act

55. (1) This section prescribes the restrictions and requirements that apply with respect to giving members of a household an opportunity to comment, under section 80 of the Act, on information that may form a significant basis for a decision. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (1).

(1.1) A service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency is not required to give a member of a household an opportunity to comment on information that the member provides to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency, as the case may be, within 30 days before the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency, as the case may be, makes a decision that is adverse to a household and that may be reviewed under section 82 of the Act. O. Reg. 452/01, s. 3.

(2) A service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency that is required to give members of a household an opportunity to comment shall give the household a notice of that opportunity. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (2).

(3) The notice referred to in subsection (2) must contain the following:

1. A summary of the information.

2. A description of the proposed decision.

3. A statement that any member of the household may comment on the information.

4. A date that, unless the members of the household waive their right to comment earlier, will be the last date comments may be received. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (3).

(4) The date referred to in paragraph 4 of subsection (3) must be set so that it is at least 30 days after the date the notice is given. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (4).

(5) Comments must be in writing and must be signed by the individual or individuals providing the comments. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (5).

(6) Comments must be received before the date referred to in paragraph 4 of subsection (3) or, if all members of the household submit to the service manager written waivers of their right to make comments or additional comments, before the day the last of the waivers is received. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (6).

(7) If the decision is with respect to a request for inclusion in the special priority household category, the notices referred to in subsection (2) relating to that decision and the decision with respect to the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance with which the request was made shall be given only to the individual who made the request and not to all members of the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (7).

(8) Individuals who have been given an opportunity to comment are not entitled to an additional opportunity to comment even if the decision that is made after any comments are considered is different from the decision that was proposed. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 55 (8).

Notices of decisions

56. (1) This section prescribes the restrictions and requirements for written notices required under the following provisions of the Act:

1. Subsection 66 (5) (eligibility for assistance).

2. Subsection 67 (4) (type of accommodation).

3. Subsection 68 (4) (category).

4. Subsection 68 (6) (waiting lists for units).

5. Subsection 69 (3) (amount of geared-to-income rent).

6. Subsection 70 (4) (deferral of rent).

7. Subsection 72 (5) (eligibility for special needs housing).

8. Subsection 73 (4) (type of accommodation).

9. Subsection 74 (5) (waiting lists for special needs housing). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 56 (1).

(2) A notice must contain the following:

1. A statement of the date the decision to which the notice relates was made.

2. If members of the household were given an opportunity to comment under section 80 of the Act before the decision was made,

i. a statement of the date the notice under subsection 55 (2) was given,

ii. a statement of the date before which any comments must have been received, and

iii. a statement of which members of the household provided comments.

3. If a member of the household may request an internal review of the decision under section 82 of the Act,

i. a statement of the reasons for the decision,

ii. a statement that the member of the household is entitled to request a review, and

iii. information on how to request a review and what the deadline is for doing so.

4. If no member of the household may request an internal review of the decision under section 82 of the Act, a statement that the decision is final and that an internal review may not be requested. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 56 (2).

(3) A notice must be given within seven business days after the decision to which the notice relates is made. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 56 (3).

(4) If a decision is made under subsection 66 (1) of the Act that a household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance, the following apply:

1. The following notices must accompany the notice of the decision that the household is eligible for rent-geared-to-income assistance:

i. Notice of the decision, under section 67 of the Act, about the type of accommodation that is permissible.

ii. If a request for inclusion in the special priority household category was made with the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, notice of the decision, under section 68 of the Act, about whether the household should be included in the special priority household category.

iii. If the household applied for special needs housing at the same time as it applied for rent-geared-to-income assistance, notice of the decision, under section 72 of the Act, about whether the household is eligible for special needs housing.

2. The notices must be given within seven business days after the last of the decisions to which the notices relate is made. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 56 (4); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 10.

(5) If a request for inclusion in the special priority household category was made with the application for rent-geared-to-income assistance, both the notice of the decision relating to the request and the notice of the decision relating to the application shall be given only to the individual who made the request and not to all members of the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 56 (5).

Requests for internal reviews

57. (1) This section prescribes the requirements relating to requests for internal reviews under section 82 of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (1).

(2) A request must be in writing. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (2).

(3) A request for an internal review of a decision must be given to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency that made the decision. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (3).

(4) A request by a member of a household for an internal review of a decision must be received by the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency within 10 business days after the day the notice of the decision is received by the member of the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (4); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 11.

(5) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency that made a decision may extend the time for giving a request for a review if the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency is satisfied that the member of the household acted in good faith and was unable to comply with subsection (4) because of absence, accident, illness or some other reason beyond the member’s control. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (5).

(6) A request to review a decision with respect to a request for inclusion in the special priority household category may be given only by the individual who made the request for inclusion. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (6).

(7) A request to review a decision with respect to an application for rent-geared-to-income assistance with which a request for inclusion in the special priority household category was made may be given only by the individual who made the request for inclusion. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (7).

(8) An individual may withdraw their request to review a decision by giving written notice of the withdrawal to the service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency to whom the request was given but such a withdrawal is not effective if it is received after the review is completed. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 57 (8).

Conduct of internal reviews

58. (1) This section prescribes requirements for the conduct of an internal review by a service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (1).

(2) No individual who participated in the making of the decision being reviewed shall participate in the review of that decision. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (2).

(3) The review shall be completed within 10 business days after the request for the review is received. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (3); O. Reg. 409/01, s. 12.

(4) The review shall be completed within five business days after the request for the review is received if,

(a) the decision is with respect to a request for inclusion in the special priority household category; or

(b) the decision is with respect to an application for rent-geared-to-income assistance with which a request for inclusion in the special priority household category was made. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (4).

(5) The individual or individuals conducting the review may substitute their decision for the decision being reviewed. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (5).

(6) The service manager, supportive housing provider or lead agency shall give written notice of the result of the review to the individuals who requested it within five business days after the review is completed. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 58 (6).

General rules for notices

59. (1) This section applies with respect to notices under this Regulation and under Part V of the Act. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (1).

(2) Unless otherwise provided, a notice to be given to a household shall be given to all the members of the household who are 16 years old or older. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (2).

(3) A notice may be given to a person by,

(a) giving the notice directly to the person;

(b) leaving the notice at the last known address of the person, either in a place that appears to be for incoming mail or with an individual who appears to be 16 years old or older; or

(c) mailing the notice to the person to the last known address of the person. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (3).

(4) For the purposes of this Regulation, a notice,

(a) shall be deemed to have been given on the day it is given under clause (3) (a), left under clause (3) (b) or mailed under clause (3) (c); and

(b) shall be deemed to have been received on the day it is given under clause (3) (a), on the first business day after it is left under clause (3) (b) or on the fifth business day after it is mailed under clause (3) (c). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (4).

(5) A notice that is to be given to more than one member of the same household may be given by giving a single notice, addressed to all the members of the household, to any member of the household in accordance with subsection (3). O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (5).

(6) If the person giving a notice to a household knows of more than one address at which members of the household live, the following apply:

1. Subsection (5) does not apply.

2. A notice to the household may be given, under clause (3) (b) or (c), by giving one notice, addressed to all the members of the household, at each of the known addresses. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 59 (6).

PART IX
GENERAL

Public information provided by service manager

60. (1) It is a duty of the service manager that the service manager make the following information available for inspection by members of the public during normal business hours:

1. The housing projects within the service manager’s service area and the housing providers that operate them.

2. How to apply for rent-geared-to-income assistance.

3. The eligibility criteria for rent-geared-to-income assistance.

4. The requirements to be included in the special priority household category.

5. The provincial and local occupancy standards in force within the service manager’s service area.

6. The requirements relating to waiting lists.

7. The geographic areas into which the service manager has divided its service area for the purposes of its centralized waiting list.

8. The rules and procedures in respect of the transfer of households to a unit in a housing project operated by a different housing provider.

9. The type of decisions of the service manager that are subject to internal review.

9.1 The rules and procedures of the service manager in respect of the internal review of decisions.

9.2 The rules and procedures of the service manager in respect of the opportunity for members of the household to comment on information that may form a significant basis for a decision that is adverse to the household.

10. The alternative housing providers that provide housing within the service manager’s service area to homeless or hard to house households.

11. The criteria to be met for accommodation in a unit provided by the alternative housing providers under their mandates to provide housing to homeless or hard to house households.

12. The mandates, established under section 99 of the Act, of each housing provider that operates a housing project within the service manager’s service area.

13. The housing projects within the service manager’s service area that provide special needs housing and the supportive housing providers that operate them.

14. How to apply for special needs housing.

15. The eligibility criteria for special needs housing.

16. The services offered by each supportive housing provider.

17. The nature of the special needs housing provided by each supportive housing provider.

18. The type of decisions of supportive housing providers that are subject to internal review.

19. The rules and procedures of supportive housing providers in respect of the internal review of decisions.

20. The rules and procedures of supportive housing providers in respect of the opportunity for members of the household to comment on information that may form a significant basis for a decision that is adverse to the household. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 60 (1); O. Reg. 182/02, s. 6 (1).

(2) It is a duty of a service manager that the service manager allow members of the public to make copies of the information described in subsection (1) at their own expense. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 60 (2).

(3) It is a duty of a service manager to provide the information described in subsection (1) to each housing provider that operates a housing project within the service manager’s service area. O. Reg. 298/01, s. 60 (3).

(4) It is the duty of the service manager to provide a copy of the information in subsection (1) to an applicant for rent-geared-to-income assistance upon receipt of an application. O. Reg. 182/02, s. 6 (2).

TABLE 1
APPLICATION OF REGULATION

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Service Manager

Date

1.

City of Kingston

October 1, 2001

2.

County of Lambton

October 1, 2001

3.

Regional Municipality of Peel

October 1, 2001

4.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

October 1, 2001

5.

Regional Municipality of York

November 1, 2001

6.

Algoma District Services Administration Board

December 1, 2001

7.

City of Hamilton

December 1, 2001

8.

County of Grey

December 1, 2001

9.

County of Oxford

December 1, 2001

10.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

December 1, 2001

11.

City of Brantford

January 1, 2002

12.

County of Bruce

January 1, 2002

13.

County of Dufferin

January 1, 2002

14.

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

January 1, 2002

15.

County of Lennox and Addington

January 1, 2002

16.

City of Windsor

January 1, 2002

17.

Kenora District Services Board

January 1, 2002

18.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

January 1, 2002

19.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

January 1, 2002

20.

Regional Municipality of Durham

February 1, 2002

21.

District Municipality of Muskoka

February 1, 2002

22.

City of London

February 1, 2002

23.

Norfolk County

February 1, 2002

24.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

February 1, 2002

25.

County of Wellington

February 1, 2002

26.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

February 1, 2002

27.

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

February 1, 2002

28.

Regional Municipality of Halton

March 1, 2002

29.

City of Cornwall

March 1, 2002

30.

County of Hastings

March 1, 2002

31.

County of Huron

March 1, 2002

32.

County of Lanark

March 1, 2002

33.

City of Peterborough

March 1, 2002

34.

City of St. Thomas

March 1, 2002

35.

District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

March 1, 2002

36.

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

March 1, 2002

37.

City of Greater Sudbury

April 1, 2002

38.

City of Kawartha Lakes

April 1, 2002

39.

City of Stratford

April 1, 2002

40.

City of Ottawa

April 1, 2002

41.

County of Northumberland

April 1, 2002

42.

County of Renfrew

April 1, 2002

43.

County of Simcoe

April 1, 2002

44.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

April 1, 2002

45.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

April 1, 2002

46.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

April 1, 2002

47.

City of Toronto

May 1, 2002

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 1; O. Reg. 371/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 409/01, s. 13; O. Reg. 452/01, s. 4; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 9.

TABLE 2
SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROVIDERS

Column 1

 

Column 2

Service Manager

 

Supportive Housing Providers

City of Brantford

1.

Beth-Zuriel Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Brantford YM-YWCA Non-Profit Homes Association

 

3.

Saint Basil (Brantford) Community Homes Inc.

 

4.

Victoria Park Community Homes Inc.

 

5.

Westglen Co-operative Homes of Brantford Inc.

 

6.

Slovak Village Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

7.

Brant Community Place Homes

 

8.

Saorsie Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

9.

The Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada/Conseil de direction de l’Armée du Salut du Canada

County of Bruce

1.

Bruce County Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Formosa Seniors Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Port Elgin Rotary Non-Profit Accommodations

 

4.

Russell Meadows Non-Profit Accommodations Inc.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

1.

Clairvue Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

2.

Columbus Estates of Chatham Inc.

 

3.

Corporal Harry Miner V.C. (Ont-185) Senior Citizens Corporation

 

4.

Labourview Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

New Beginnings Housing Project of Chatham

 

6.

Park Street United Church (Chatham) Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

7.

Ridgetown Community Estates (Non­Profit) Inc.

 

8.

Riverway Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Wallaceburg Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

10.

Wallaceburg Kinsmen Court Non-Profit

City of Cornwall

1.

The Alexandria Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Beek Lindsay Seniors Residences Cornwall

 

3.

Cornwall Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Logement La Nativité (Cornwall) Inc.

 

5.

The Township of Roxborough Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Williamsburg Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

7.

Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph Housing Corporation

 

8.

Royal Oaks Housing Co-operative Inc.

County of Dufferin

1.

Credit River Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Family Transition Place (Dufferin) Foundation

 

3.

Fiddleville (Shelburne) Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Lavender Lane Co-operative Homes Inc.

Regional Municipality of Durham

1.

Ajax Municipal Housing Corporation

 

2.

Bowmanville Valley Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Brock Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Consideration Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Cornerstone Community Association Durham Inc.

 

6.

Duffin’s Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

7.

Durham Christian Homes Inc.

 

8.

Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Gateway Community Homes (Durham) Inc.

 

10.

Heritage Community Housing Corporation

 

11.

Immaculate Conception Senior Citizens’ Residence

 

12.

Life Centre Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Ajax)

 

13.

New Hope Non-Profit Dwellings (Durham) Inc.

 

14.

Northview Meadow Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

15.

Oshawa Branch 43 Legion Senior Citizens Manor

 

16.

The Oshawa Young Women’s Christian Association

 

17.

Otter Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

18.

Prisma Non-Profit Residences Corporation

 

19.

Sunrise Place Housing Co-operative Incorporated

 

20.

Sunrise Seniors Place (Oshawa-Durham) Inc.

 

21.

Unity Village Local 183 Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

22.

Whitby Christian Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

23.

William Peak Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

24.

Willow Park Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

25.

Harmony-King Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

26.

Rougemount Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

27.

Borelia Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

28.

John Howard Society of Durham

 

29.

Maple Glen Housing Co-operative

 

30.

Marigold Co-operative Homes Incorporated

 

31.

The Participation House Project (Durham Region)

City of Greater Sudbury

1.

Ashwood Co-operative Homes Incorporated

 

2.

Azilda Senior Citizen’s Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Balfour Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Casa Bella Senior Citizen Apartments Inc.

 

5.

Centreville 1 & 2 Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

6.

Co-operative Homes of Prosperity and Equality Inc.

 

7.

Friendship Place d’Amitié Residence (Rayside Balfour)

 

8.

Habitat Boreal Inc.

 

9.

Horizon Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Isles of Innisfree Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

11.

La Co-opérative d’Habitation Antigonish Inc.

 

12.

La Société des Bons Amis de la Vallée Inc.

 

13.

La Société Nolin de Sudbury Inc.

 

14.

Le Centre d’Habitation De Chelmsford Inc.

 

15.

Les Maisons Co-opérative Val Caron Inc.

 

16.

Lighthouse Non-Profit Homes / Habitations à But Non-Lucratif le Phare Inc.

 

17.

Maisons Co-opérative St. Jacques Inc.

 

18.

Gorham’s Court Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

19.

Palace Place Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

20.

Place Bonne Entente des Aînés de Chelmsford

 

21.

Prism Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

22.

Raiffeisen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

23.

Shamrock Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

24.

Silo Co-operative Homes / Coopérative d’Habitation Silo Inc.

 

25.

Solidarity Lodge Senior Apartments (Sudbury) Inc.

 

26.

Springhill Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

27.

Sudbury Finnish Rest Home Society Inc.

 

28.

Sudbury Y.W.C.A. Brookwood Apartments

 

29.

Ukrainian Senior Citizens’ Complex of Sudbury Inc.

 

30.

Unicorn Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

31.

Walden Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

32.

Whitewater Seniors Residence (Legion 553) Inc.

County of Grey

1.

Garafraxa Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

2.

Golden Town Residential Community Inc.

 

3.

Lutheran Social Services (Hanover) Inc.

 

4.

Lutheran Social Services (Owen Sound)

 

5.

Maam-Wiim-Win Native Homes Corporation

 

6.

Neustadt Hillside Manor Senior Citizen Housing

 

7.

Owen Sound Br. 6 Legion Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

8.

Owen Sound Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

9.

Rockcliffe Seniors Complex

 

10.

The Women’s Centre (Grey-Bruce) Inc.

Regional Municipality of Halton

1.

Birch Glen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

2.

Cobblehill Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Don Quixote Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Glen Oaks Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Guelph Line Seniors Non-Profit Residential Corporation

 

6.

Halton Development & Non-Profit Housing Accommodation Corporation

 

7.

Holcro Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

LIUNA (Hamilton) Association

 

9.

Nelson Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Ontario March of Dimes Non-Profit Housing (Scarborough)

 

11.

St. Lukes Close of Burlington Inc.

 

12.

Stoa Co-operative Homes

 

13.

Tansley Park Community Homes Inc.

 

14.

Union Housing Opportunities (Peel­Halton) Inc.

 

15.

Van Norman Community Homes Incorporated

 

16.

Milton Community Homes Inc.

 

17.

Chartwell Baptist Community Homes Inc.

City of Hamilton

1.

Ancaster Village Non-Profit Homes

 

2.

Corktown Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Dundas Valley Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Halam Park Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

5.

Hamilton Baptist Non-Profit Homes Corporation

 

6.

Local 1005 Community Homes Inc.

 

7.

McMaster Community Homes Corp.

 

8.

Meridian Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

9.

Municipal Non-Profit (Hamilton) Housing Corporation

 

10.

Slovenian Society of St. Joseph Hamilton

 

11.

St. Matthew’s House

 

12.

Stoneworth Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

13.

Stoney Creek Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

14.

Tabby Town Urban Housing Co­operative Corporation

 

15.

The Ukrainian Villa of the Resurrection Church In Hamilton

 

16.

Victoria Park Community Homes Inc.

 

17.

Wesley Community Homes Inc.

 

18.

Women’s Community Co-operative Inc.

 

19.

Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

20.

Artaban Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

21.

Good Shepherd Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

22.

ITCA Community Involvement Incorporated

 

23.

First Place, Hamilton

 

24.

Housing Our People Economically (Hope Hamilton) Inc.

 

25.

Liuna (Hamilton) Association

 

26.

Sons of Italy (Hamilton) Housing Corporation

 

27.

Taras Shevchenko Non-Profit Housing Inc.

County of Hastings

1.

Aldersgate Homes Incorporated

 

2.

Bancroft Bible Chapel Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

3.

Belleville Emmanuel Residences for Senior Citizens Corporation

 

4.

Belleville Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

South Hastings Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Trent-Moira Co-operative Estates Inc.

 

7.

Trenton Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

Trenton Ontario Branch 110 Legion Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

9.

Marmora District Housing Commission

 

10.

North Hastings Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

11.

Deseronto Non-Profit Housing Corporation

County of Huron

1.

Belmore Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Exandarea Meadows Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

3.

Huron Sands Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

4.

Women’s Shelter, Second Stage Housing, Housing and Counselling Services of Huron

City of Kawartha Lakes

1.

Fenelon Area Independent Living Association

 

2.

Haliburton Community Housing Corporation

 

3.

Lindsay Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Monmouth Township Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Neighbourhood Housing in Lindsay

 

6.

Staanworth Non-Profit Housing Corporation

City of Kingston

1.

Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation

 

2.

Bridge House (Kingston) Incorporated

 

3.

Kingston Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Kingston Home Base Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

5.

Kingston Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Lois Miller Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

7.

Loughborough Housing Corporation

 

8.

North Frontenac Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Porto Village Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

10.

Royal Canadian Legion Villa Kingston

 

11.

St. Andrew-Thomas Senior Citizen Residences Inc.

 

12.

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Kingston

 

13.

Weller Arms Non-Profit Homes Inc.

County of Lambton

1.

Sarnia and Lambton Housing Corporation

 

2.

Arkona Lions Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

3.

Bethel Seniors’ Apartments Sarnia

 

4.

Faethorne Place Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

5.

Ozanam Non-Profit Housing, Sarnia­Lambton

 

6.

Sarnia-Lambton Berean Community Housing

 

7.

Thedford Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

8.

Watford Optimist Non-Profit Housing Corporation

County of Lanark

1.

Carleton Place Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Clayton Seniors Housing Corporation

 

3.

The Five Arches Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Mills Community Support Corporation

 

5.

Mississippi Community Ventures Non-Profit Housing Corp

 

6.

Settlers Private Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

7.

Tayside Community Residential & Support Options

 

8.

Tay Valley Non-Profit Housing Corporation

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

1.

Gananoque Family Housing Incorporated

 

2.

Leeds & Brockville Housing Corporation

 

3.

Legion Village 96 Seniors Residence Brockville Inc.

 

4.

Shepherd’s Green Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Township of Bastard and South Burgess Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

6.

South Crosby Non-Profit Housing Corporation

County of Lennox and Addington

1.

Odessa Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Picton Seniors Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Quinte’s Isle Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

The Appanea Wynds Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

URCA Housing Corporation

City of London

1.

50 Plus Housing Co-operative of London, Ontario Inc.

 

2.

Argyle Manor (A Non-Profit Housing Corporation)

 

3.

Artisan Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Bethany Christian Residences of London

 

5.

Bridge End Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

6.

Columbus Non-Profit Housing of Strathroy Inc.

 

7.

Country Spirit Co-operative Homes of London Inc.

 

8.

Delaware Lions Non-Profit Apartment Corporation

 

9.

Delta Place Co-operative Homes of London Inc.

 

10.

Forest Quarter Family Residences Inc.

 

11.

Genesis (London) Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

12.

Gilzean's Creek Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

13.

Glencoe District Lions Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

14.

Good News Community Homes

 

15.

Latin-American/Canadian Non-Profit Housing Corporation (London)

 

16.

LIFT Non-Profit Housing of London Inc.

 

17.

London Non-Profit Multicultural Residences

 

18.

London Polonia Towers Inc.

 

19.

London Town Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

20.

Lucan Community Non-Profit Apartment Corporation

 

21.

Lutheran Independent Living (London)

 

22.

Marconi Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

23.

Melbourne Housing Corporation

 

24.

Mission Services of London

 

25.

The Oaklands Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

26.

Odell-Jalna Residences of London

 

27.

P.A.M. Gardens, Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

28.

Sherwood Forest (Trinity) Housing

 

29.

The Spirit of 1919 Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

30.

St. Martin’s Co-operative Homes of London Inc.

 

31.

Strathroy & District Christian Retirement Association Inc.

 

32.

Tolpuddle Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

33.

Whiteoak Heritage Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

34.

William Mercer Wilson Non-Profit Centre (London) Inc.

 

35.

Windy Woods Co-operative Homes of London Inc.

 

36.

Women’s Community House

 

37.

Wonderland Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

38.

Bonaventure Place Housing Co­operative

 

39.

Tanglewood Orchard Co-operative Homes Inc.

District Municipality of Muskoka

1.

Bethune Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

2.

Bracebridge Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Gravenhurst Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Mactier and District Community Housing

 

5.

Trinity (Huntsville) Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Huntsville Legion Seniors Manor

Regional Municipality of Niagara

1.

Arbour Village Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

2.

Border Towne Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Branch 393, Royal Canadian Legion Senior Citizens Complex

 

4.

Brookside Village Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Calvary Seniors Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Central Gospel Community Homes Inc.

 

7.

City of Niagara Falls Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

Coopérative d’Habitation Beauparlant Inc.

 

9.

Crystal Beach Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Dove Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

11.

Faith Lutheran Social Services (St. Catharines)

 

12.

Greenvale Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

13.

La Résidence des Aînés Canadiens Français St. Catharines Inc.

 

14.

Meadowgreen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

15.

Moonstone Co-operative Homes

 

16.

Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Home of the United Church

 

17.

Northtown Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

18.

Paderewski Society Home (Niagara)

 

19.

Port Colborne Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

20.

Regatta Place Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

21.

Ridley Terrace Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

22.

Shriner’s Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

23.

Skyline Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

24.

South Niagara Gateway Family Homes

 

25.

St. Catharines Senior Citizens Residence Inc.

 

26.

St. Charles Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

27.

The Bethlehem Not-for-Profit Housing Projects of Niagara

 

28.

The Niagara Falls Y.W.C.A. Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

29.

Thorold Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

30.

Village Glen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

31.

Vineyard Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

32.

Watermark Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

33.

Westwood Place Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

34.

Woodrose Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

35.

Lions Douglas Heights Seniors Residence Inc.

 

36.

Local 175 UFCW Residence Inc.

 

37.

People’s Choice Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

38.

Stamford Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

39.

The St. Andrews Niagara Housing Development Corporation

 

40.

Ukrainian Non-Profit Homes Corporation of Niagara

 

41.

Open Door Concepts Welland Inc.

 

42.

Pinecroft Co-operative Homes

 

43.

Fort Erie Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

44.

Agnes MacPhail Women’s Co-operative Homes Inc.

Note: On April 1, 2005, Table 2 is amended by adding the following item:

 

45.

OHSTO:SERI Urban Aboriginal Homes Inc.

See: O. Reg. 153/05, ss. 1 (1), 2.

Norfolk County

1.

Brantwood Villa Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Dunnville Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Kent Park Community Homes, Simcoe Inc.

 

4.

Long Point & Area Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

South & Metcalfe Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church (Simcoe) Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

7.

Town of Simcoe Non-Profit Housing Corporation

County of Northumberland

1.

Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge

 

2.

Campbellford Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

3.

Cobourg Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Northumberland Supportive Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Port Hope Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Sutherland Place Co-operative Homes Inc.

City of Ottawa

1.

Asher Christian Seniors Inc.

 

2.

Barrhaven Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

3.

Cardinus Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

4.

Carpenter Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

5.

Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation

 

6.

City of Ottawa N.P.H.C.

 

7.

City of Ottawa Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

Communityworks Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Coopérative d’Habitation St. Georges Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

10.

Coopérative d’Habitation Côte Est Inc.

 

11.

Dalhousie Non-Profit Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

12.

Daybreak Non-Profit Shelter (Ecumenical) Corporation

 

13.

Dobbin Housing Co-operative Incorporated

 

14.

Eagleson Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

15.

Ellwood House (Ottawa) Inc.

 

16.

Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

17.

Glenn Haddrell Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

18.

Gloucester Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

19.

The Township of Goulbourn Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

20.

Hazeldean Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

21.

Kanata Baptist Place Incorporated

 

22.

La Commission de Logement de Vanier Non-Profit Housing Authority

 

23.

Lao Village Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

24.

Mario de Giovanni Housing Co­operatives Inc.

 

25.

Nepean Housing Corporation

 

26.

Serson Clarke Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

27.

Taiga Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

28.

Tannenhof Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

29.

The Muslim Non-Profit Housing Corporation of Ottawa-Carleton

 

30.

The Shefford Heritage Housing Co­operative Incorporated

 

31.

The Township of Osgoode Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

32.

West Carleton Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

33.

Yule Manor Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

34.

Better Living Residential Co-operative Inc.

 

35.

Cartier Square Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

36.

Conservation Co-operatives Homes Incorporated

 

37.

Kanata Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

38.

LIUNA Local 527 Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

39.

National Capital Region Vietnamese Canadian Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

40.

OCISO Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

41.

St. Vladimir’s Russian Residence of Ottawa Inc.

 

42.

Co-opérative d’Habitation Desloges Inc.

County of Oxford

1.

Adam Oliver Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

2.

Anchorage Homes, Services & Initiatives Inc.

 

3.

Daystar Community Homes

 

4.

Dereham Forge Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

5.

Drumbo and District Housing Corporation

 

6.

Embro and Area Seniors Housing Corporation

 

7.

Ingamo Family Homes (Woodstock) Inc.

 

8.

Percy Heights Co-operative Inc.

 

9.

Town of Tillsonburg Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

10.

Woodstock Non-Profit Housing Corporation

Regional Municipality of Peel

1.

Peel Regional Housing Corporation

 

2.

Aghabi Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

3.

Ahneen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Barbertown Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Bayanihan Non-Profit Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

6.

Bristol Road Labourers’ Local 183 Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

7.

Britannia Glen Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

8.

Cervantes Lions Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Chegoggin Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Congress of Black Women (Mississauga) Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

11.

Dan Benedict Co-operative Homes Corporation

 

12.

Edenwood Seniors Village Inc.

 

13.

Erin Court Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

14.

Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

15.

Fletchers Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

16.

Forestwood Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

17.

Forum Italia Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

18.

International Ladies Garment Workers Union Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

19.

Kancro Non-Profit Homes Corporation

 

20.

Las Americas Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

21.

Lom Nava Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

22.

Pathway Non-Profit Community Developments Incorporated of Peel

 

23.

Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

24.

Peel Multicultural Council Housing Project Inc.

 

25.

St. Mary’s Senior Citizen’s Residence Brampton Inc.

 

26.

Tannery Gate Tower Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

27.

Tatry Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

28.

Tinimint Housing Non-Profit Inc.

 

29.

Tomken Grove Non-Profit Homes

 

30.

Union Housing Opportunities (Peel­Halton) Inc.

 

31.

United Achievers Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

32.

Wawel Villa, Incorporated

 

33.

Windsor Hill Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

34.

WISMA Mega Indah Inc.

 

35.

Yarl Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

36.

Bristol Road Labourers; Local 183 N.P. Homes Inc.

 

37.

Fletchers’ Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

Note: On April 1, 2005, Table 2 is amended by adding the following item:

 

38.

Pathway Non-Profit Community Developments Incorporated of Peel

See: O. Reg. 153/05, ss. 1 (2), 2.

City of Peterborough

1.

AOTS Community Homes Inc.

 

2.

Hilliard Park Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

3.

Kairos Non-Profit Housing of Peterborough

 

4.

Kawartha Participation Projects

 

5.

Kiwanis Club of Scott’s Plains Peterborough, Ontario, Inc.

 

6.

Revoked: O. Reg. 145/03, s. 1 (5).

 

7.

Millbrook Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

Otonabee Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

9.

St. John’s Retirement Homes Inc.

 

10.

Sunshine Homes Non-Profit Inc.

 

11.

Young Women’s Christian Association of Peterborough, Victoria and Haliburton

 

12.

LETA Brownscombe Co-operative Homes Inc.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

1.

La Résidence Lajoie À But Non­Lucratif De St-Albert Inc.

 

2.

St-Isidore Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Van Kleek Senior Citizens Manor

 

4.

Villa d’Accueil Ste-Thérèse de Marionville Inc.

 

5.

Logement À But Non-Lucratif de la Corporation du Village d’Alfred

County of Renfrew

1.

G.T. Seniors Apartments of Arnprior Incorporated

 

2.

Killaloe & District Housing Inc.

 

3.

Kinsmen Court Home for Men & Women (Pembroke) Inc.

 

4.

Opeongo Non-Profit Community Residential Development Inc.

 

5.

Ottawaska Housing Corporation

 

6.

Petawawa Housing Corporation

 

7.

St. Joseph Non-Profit Housing (Pembroke) Corporation

County of Simcoe

1.

Angus Legion Gardens Senior Citizens Complex

 

2.

The Barrie Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Coldwater Seniors’ Apartments Inc.

 

4.

Collingwood Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Elizabeth Overend Non-Profit Housing Orillia Inc.

 

6.

Javelin Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

7.

Matthew Co-operative Housing Inc.

 

8.

Mount Lakeview Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Nottawasaga Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Orillia Community Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

11.

The City of Orillia Municipal Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

12.

Quaker Hill Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

13.

St. James Court Non-Profit Apartments Corporation

 

14.

St. Mary’s Seniors Residence Barrie Inc.

 

15.

“We Care” Non-Profit Homes (Barrie) Inc.

 

16.

Gateway Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

17.

Project 441 Non-Profit Home Corporation

City of Stratford

1.

Banbury Cross Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

2.

Bard-of-Avon Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

3.

Festival City Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

Little Falls Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

5.

Spruce Lodge Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Vineyard Village Non-Profit Homes of Stratford

 

7.

Emily Murphy Second Stage Residences

City of St. Thomas

1.

Dutton & District Lions Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

2.

EFBC Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Elmview Estates Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

4.

Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes of Rodney

 

5.

Meadowdale Community Housing Co­op

 

6.

Menno Lodge of Aylmer Inc.

 

7.

Pinafore Station Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

8.

Port Burwell Family Residences

 

9.

Port Burwell Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

10.

Troy Village Housing Co-operative Incorporated

City of Toronto

1.

127 Isabella Non-Profit Residence Inc.

 

2.

1630 Lawrence Avenue West Residences Inc.

 

3.

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Toronto

 

4.

ACLI Etobicoke Community Homes Inc.

 

5.

Aldebrain Attendant Care Services of Toronto

 

6.

Almise Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

7.

Anduhyaun Inc.

 

8.

Ascot Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

9.

Avenel Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

10.

Barsa Kelly/Cari Can Co-Op Homes Inc.

 

11.

Bazaar Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

12.

Birmingham Homes Co-operative Inc.

 

13.

Blue Danube Housing Development

 

14.

B’Nai Brith Canada Family Housing Prog. (Torresdale) Inc.

 

15.

Bonar-Parkdale Senior Citizen Non­Profit Housing Corp.

 

16.

Brookbanks Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

17.

Canrise Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

18.

Casa Abruzzo Benevolent Corporation

 

19.

Central King Seniors Residence

 

20.

Chinese Evergreen Non-Profit Homes (Metro Toronto) Corporation

 

21.

Chord Housing Co-operative Incorporated

 

22.

Courtland Mews Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

23.

Deep Quong Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

24.

Dixon Neighbourhood Homes Incorporated

 

25.

Edgeview Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

26.

Ernescliffe Non-Profit Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

27.

Esperance Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

28.

Evangel Hall Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

29.

Family Action Network Housing Corporation (Ontario)

 

30.

Fred Victor Centre

 

31.

Gardenview Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

32.

Glen Gardens Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

33.

Habayit Shelanu Seniors Residences Corporation

 

34.

Harmony Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

35.

Hickory Tree Road Co-operative Homes

 

36.

Hospital Workers’ Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

37.

Houses Opening Today Toronto Inc.

 

38.

Humbervale Christian Outreach Foundation Inc.

 

39.

Inter Faith Homes (Centenary) Corporation

 

40.

Interchurch Community Housing Corp.

 

41.

Italian Canadian Benevolent Seniors Apartment Corp.

 

42.

Jenny Green Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

43.

Kingsway-Lambton Homes For Seniors Inc.

 

44.

Knights Village Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

45.

La Paz Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

46.

Lakeshore Gardens Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

47.

Lakeshore Village Artists Co-operative Inc.

 

48.

Las Flores Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

49.

Loyola Arrupe Corporation

 

50.

Loyola Arrupe Phase II Inc.

 

51.

Margaret Laurence Housing Co­operative

 

52.

Marketview Housing Co-operative

 

53.

Masaryktown Non-Profit Residences Inc.

 

54.

McClintock Manor

 

55.

Metta Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

56.

Micah Homes Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

57.

Myrmex Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

58.

Nakiska Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

59.

New Hibret Co-operative Inc.

 

60.

Nishnawbe Homes Incorporated

 

61.

Operating Engineers Local 793 Non­Profit Housing Inc.

 

62.

Operation Springboard

 

63.

Our Saviour Thistletown Lutheran Lodge

 

64.

Palisades Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

65.

Peggy and Andrew Brewin Co­operative

 

66.

Peregrine Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

67.

Performing Arts Lodges of Canada

 

68.

Rakoczi Villa

 

69.

Richview Baptist Foundation

 

70.

Riverdale United Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

71.

Robert Cooke Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

72.

Scarborough Heights Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

73.

Secord Avenue Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

74.

St. John’s Polish National Catholic Cathedral Residence Corp.

 

75.

St. Margaret Community Homes Inc.

 

76.

Stephenson Senior Link Homes

 

77.

The St. Margaret’s Towers Inc.

 

78.

Tamil Co-operative Homes

 

79.

Terra Bella Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

80.

Tobias House of Toronto – I

 

81.

Tobias House of Toronto – II

 

82.

Toronto Housing Company Inc.

 

83.

Toronto Refugee Community Non­Profit Homes & Services

 

84.

Ujamaa Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

85.

Upwood Park/Salvador Del Mundo Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

86.

Vila Gaspar Corte Real Inc.

 

87.

Villa Otthon (Lambton)

 

88.

VincentPaul Family Homes Corporation

 

89.

Walton Place (Scarborough) Inc.

 

90.

West Rouge Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

91.

Westminster Church Seniors’ Housing

 

92.

Wilmar Heights Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

93.

Woodgreen Community Housing Inc.

 

94.

Jarvis-George Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

95.

Maple Leaf Drive Seniors Non-Profit Residence

 

96.

Mary Lambert Swale Non-Profit

 

97.

Niagara Neighbourhood Housing Co­operative

 

98.

Robin Gardner Voce Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

99.

St. Mark’s (Don Mills) Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

100.

Atahualpa Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

101.

Duncan Mills Labourers’ Local 183 Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

102.

Maurice Coulter Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

103.

Wilcox Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

104.

Tahanan Non-Profit Homes Corporation

 

105.

Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc.

 

106.

Riverdale Housing Action Group Corporation

 

107.

Ahmadiyya Abode of Peace Inc.

 

108.

Glen Park Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

109.

Harbour Channel Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

110.

Muriel Collins Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

111.

Victoria-Shuter Non-Profit Housing Corporation

Note: On April 1, 2005, Table 2 is amended by adding the following items:

 

112.

Homes First Society

 

113.

Mimico Co-operative Homes Incorporated

See: O. Reg. 153/05, ss. 1 (3), 2.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

1.

Waterloo Local Housing Corporation

 

2.

Beechwood Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Better Canada Homes Non-Profit Corporation

 

4.

Cambridge Kiwanis Village Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Cambridge Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Changemakers Co-operative Homes (Kitchener) Inc.

 

7.

Clarion Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

8.

Cypriot Homes of The Kitchener-Waterloo Area

 

9.

The Hellenic Community of Kitchener-Waterloo and Suburbs Housing

 

10.

Highland Homes Co-operative Inc.

 

11.

House of Friendship of Kitchener

 

12.

Kitchener Alliance Community Homes Inc.

 

13.

Kitchener Housing Inc.

 

14.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Women’s Christian Association

 

15.

Lusitania Villas of Cambridge Incorporated

 

16.

Maple Heights Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

17.

Max Saltsman Community Co­operative Inc.

 

18.

Needlewood Glen Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

19.

New Generation Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

20.

Pablo Neruda Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

21.

Sand Hills Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

22.

Senioren Haus Concordia Inc.

 

23.

Seven Maples Co-operative Homes Incorporated

 

24.

Shamrock Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

25.

Shehrazad Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

26.

Revoked: O. Reg. 310/03, s. 1 (1).

 

27.

St. John’s Senior Citizens’ Home

 

28.

Victoria Park Community Homes Inc.

 

29.

Village Lifestyles Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

30.

Waterloo Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

31.

Willowside Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

32.

Maple Heights Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

33.

Slavonia-Croatian Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

34.

Kitchener Alliance Community Homes Inc.

Note: On April 1, 2005, Table 2 is amended by adding the following item:

 

35.

Village Lifestyles Non-Profit Homes Inc.

See: O. Reg. 153/05, ss. 1 (4), 2.

County of Wellington

1.

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Guelph

 

2.

Clifford Housing Corporation

 

3.

Cole Road Co-operative Community Inc.

 

4.

Fife Road Co-operative Homes, Inc.

 

5.

Gerousia Inc.

 

6.

Grand River Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

7.

Guelph Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

8.

Guelph Services For The Physically Disabled

 

9.

Matrix Affordable Homes For the Disadvantaged Inc.

 

10.

Mount Forest Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

11.

Upbuilding Non-Profit Homes (Guelph) Inc.

 

12.

Victor Davis Memorial Court Non­Profit Homes Inc

 

13.

Wyndham Hill Co-operative Homes Inc.

City of Windsor

1.

Ambassador Huron Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Amherstburg Non-Profit Seniors Housing Corporation

 

3.

Belle River Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

4.

City of Windsor Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Drouillard Place Non-Profit Housing Inc.

 

6.

Glengarry Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

7.

Glengarry Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Phase II)

 

8.

Grachanica Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Heimathof Retirement Home Inc.

 

10.

Homeland Non-Profit Housing Complex Inc.

 

11.

John Moynahan Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

12.

KA WAH Community Housing Windsor

 

13.

Labour Community Service Centre of Windsor & Essex County Inc.

 

14.

Leamington Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

15.

Legion Senior Housing (Kingsville) Inc.

 

16.

Mariner’s Co-operative Homes (Leamington) Inc.

 

17.

Parkwood Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Windsor)

 

18.

Pillette Green Community Housing Corporation

 

19.

La Résidence Richelieu Windsor Inc.

 

20.

River Park Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Windsor)

 

21.

Ryegate (Tecumseh) Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

22.

Ser-Rise Community Housing Inc.

 

23.

St. Angela Non-Profit Housing Corp. of Windsor

 

24.

St. John’s Anglican Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

25.

Villa Ciociara Senior Citizen Apartment Corp.

 

26.

Windsor Y Residence Inc.

 

27.

The Frank Long Co-operative Homes Inc.

Regional Municipality of York

1.

Bethany Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

2.

Bogart Creek Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

3.

Branch 414 Legion Village Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Carpenters Local 27 Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

5.

Charles Darrow Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

6.

Davis Drive Non-Profit Homes Corp.

 

7.

Friuli Benevolent Corporation

 

8.

German-Canadian Housing of Newmarket Inc.

 

9.

Hagerman Corners Community Homes Inc.

 

10.

Holy Trinity Non-Profit Residences York

 

11.

Ja’fari Islamic Housing Corporation

 

12.

John Fitzpatrick Steelworkers Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

13.

Jubilee Garden Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

14.

Kinsmen Non-Profit Housing Corporation, (Richmond Hill)

 

15.

Machell’s Corners Housing Co­operative Inc.

 

16.

OHR Somayach Residential Centre Inc.

 

17.

Prophetic Non-Profit (Richmond Hill) Inc.

 

18.

Region of York Housing Corporation

 

19.

Richmond Hill Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

20.

Richmond Hill Ecumenical Homes Corporation

 

21.

Schomberg Lions Club Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

22.

Thornhill St. Luke’s Seniors Home Inc.

 

23.

St. Peter’s Seniors’ Residences Woodbridge Inc.

 

24.

United Church Developments (York Presbytery)

 

25.

Water Street Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

26.

Our Lady of Smolensk Russian Orthodox Retirement Centre

 

27.

Robinson Street Non-Profit Homes (Markham) Inc.

 

28.

Centre Green Co-operative Homes Inc.

Algoma District Services Administration Board

1.

Michipicoten Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

The Township of White River Municipal Housing Corporation

 

3.

Thessalon Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Town of Blind River Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

5.

Revoked: O. Reg. 452/01, s. 5 (1).

 

6.

Revoked: O. Reg. 452/01, s. 5 (1).

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

1.

The City of Timmins Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

2.

Cochrane District Housing Support Services Inc.

 

3.

Le Foyer des Aînés Francophones de Timmins Inc.

 

4.

Iroquois Falls Seniors Apartment Corporation

 

5.

Kenneth Crescent Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

6.

Les Maisons Coopérative des Pins Gris Inc.

 

7.

Moosonee Non-Profit Housing Corporation Inc.

 

8.

Timmins Finnish Seniors’ Home Incorporated

 

9.

Tisdale Whitney Housing Co-operative Inc.

 

10.

Town of Hearst Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

11.

Kaleidoscope Co-operative Homes Inc.

Kenora District Services Board

1.

First Step Women's Shelter

 

2.

Hoshizaki House Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Kenora Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Machin Municipal Housing Corporation

 

5.

Red Lake MNP Housing Corporation

 

6.

Town of Sioux Lookout Non-Profit Housing Corporation

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

1.

Gore Bay Non-Profit Housing Corp

 

2.

Little Current Place Non-Profit Housing and Elderly Citizens Centre

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

1.

Castle Arms Non-Profit Apartment Corporation

 

2.

Habitation Suprêmes North Bay Inc.

 

3.

Holy Name Community Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

4.

Niska Non-Profit Homes Inc.

 

5.

North Bay Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

6.

Physically Handicapped Adults’ Rehabilitation Association Nipissing - Parry Sound

 

7.

Résidences Mutuelles (Légion 225) Inc.

 

8.

Temagami Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

9.

Triple Link Senior Citizen Homes North Bay Inc.

 

10.

West Nipissing Non-Profit Housing Corporation-La Corporation de Logement À But Non-Lucratif de Nipissing Ouest

District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

1.

Affordable Housing Now for Parry Sound Corporation

 

2.

The Golden Sunshine Municipal Non­Profit Housing Corporation

 

3.

Parry Sound Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

1.

Columbus Place for Seniors of Fort Frances Inc.

 

2.

Faith Non-Profit Housing Corp. (Fort Frances)

 

3.

Golden Age Manor (Emo) Inc.

 

4.

Morley Municipal Housing Corporation

 

5.

The Township of Atikokan Non-Profit Housing Corp.

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

1.

The Columbus Club of Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation

 

2.

La Co-opérative d’Habitation la Chaumière Inc.

 

3.

Haldimand Co-operative Housing Corporation

 

4.

Italian Housing Corporation of Sault Ste Marie

 

5.

The Lions Club of Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation

 

6.

Orion Co-operative Housing Corporation

 

7.

Pawating Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

8.

Sault Moose Lodge Housing Corporation

 

9.

Vesta Co-operative Homes Inc.

 

10.

Cara Community Corporation

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

1.

Beendigen Incorporated

 

2.

Chateaulac Housing Incorporated

 

3.

City of Thunder Bay Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

4.

Fort William Legion Branch No. 6 Housing Corporation

 

5.

Geraldton Municipal Housing Corporation

 

6.

Greek Orthodox Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

7.

Holy Cross Villa of Thunder Bay

 

8.

Holy Protection Millennium Home

 

9.

Kakabeka Legion Seniors Development Corporation

 

10.

Kay Bee Seniors Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

11.

Lakehead Christian Senior Citizens Apartments, Inc.

 

12.

Lutheran Community Housing Corporation of Thunder Bay

 

13.

Manitouwadge Municipal Housing Corporation

 

14.

Marathon Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

15.

Mattawa Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

16.

Nipigon Housing Corporation

 

17.

Red Rock Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation

 

18.

St. Paul’s United Church Non-Profit Housing Corp.

 

19.

Suomi Koti of Thunder Bay Inc.

 

20.

Thunder Bay Deaf Housing Inc.

 

21.

Thunder Bay Metro Lions Housing Corporation

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 2; O. Reg. 371/01, s. 2; O. Reg. 409/01, s. 14; O. Reg. 452/01, s. 5; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 10; O. Reg. 182/02, s. 7; O. Reg. 328/02, s. 2; O. Reg. 145/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 310/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 27/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 342/04, s. 1.

TABLE 3
ONTARIO WORKS RENT SCALE FOR A BENEFIT UNIT CONSISTING OF A RECIPIENT WITH NO SPOUSE OR SAME-SEX PARTNER BUT WITH ONE OR MORE OTHER DEPENDANTS

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Benefit unit size (number of individuals)

Rent attributable to benefit unit (monthly)

Non-benefit income limit (monthly)

2

$191

$791

3

226

907

4

269

1,051

5

311

1,191

6

353

1,331

7

396

1,474

8

438

1,614

9

480

1,754

10

523

1,897

11

565

2,037

12 or more

607

2,117

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 3; O. Reg. 452/01, s. 6.

TABLE 4
ONTARIO WORKS RENT SCALE FOR A BENEFIT UNIT CONSISTING OF (A) A RECIPIENT WITH NO SPOUSE OR SAME-SEX PARTNER AND NO OTHER DEPENDANTS, (B) A RECIPIENT WITH A SPOUSE OR SAME-SEX PARTNER BUT NO OTHER DEPENDANTS, OR (C) A RECIPIENT WITH A SPOUSE OR SAME-SEX PARTNER AND ONE OR MORE OTHER DEPENDANTS

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Benefit unit size (number of individuals)

Rent attributable to benefit unit (monthly)

Non-benefit income limit (monthly)

1

$85

$360

2

175

737

3

212

861

4

254

1,001

5

296

1,141

6

339

1,284

7

381

1,424

8

423

1,564

9

466

1,707

10

508

1,847

11

550

1,987

12 or more

593

2,131

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 4.

TABLE 5
ONTARIO DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM RENT SCALE

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Benefit unit size (number of individuals)

Rent attributable to benefit unit (monthly)

Non-benefit income limit (monthly)

1

$109

$440

2

199

817

3

236

941

4

278

1,081

5

321

1,224

6

363

1,364

7

405

1,504

8

448

1,647

9

490

1,787

10

532

1,927

11

575

2,071

12 or more

617

2,211

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 5.

TABLE 6
STANDARD EXTRA CHARGES

   

Type of Unit

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

Item

Service or Utility

Hostel bed or bachelor or one-bedroom unit

Two-bedroom unit

Three-bedroom unit

Four or more-bedroom unit

1.

Electricity, other than,

$24

$34

$39

$41

 

      (a) electricity provided for heating the unit,

       
 

      (b) electricity provided for heating the water supplied to the unit,

       
 

      (c) electricity provided as power for cooking facilities in the unit, or

       
 

      (d) electricity provided as power to operate a clothes dryer in the unit.

       

2.

Power for cooking facilities in the unit.

6

9

11

12

3.

Laundry facilities, other than coin­operated laundry facilities, in the housing project.

6

9

11

13

4.

Power to operate a clothes dryer in the unit.

6

9

11

13

5.

A washing machine, other than a coin­operated washing machine, in the unit.

2

2

2

2

6.

A clothes dryer, other than a coin-operated clothes dryer, in the unit.

2

2

2

2

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 6.

TABLE 7
ALLOWANCES FOR WATER AND APPLIANCES

   

Type of Unit

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

Item

Service or Utility

Bachelor or one-bedroom unit

Two-bedroom unit

Three-bedroom unit

Four or more- bedroom unit

1.

Oil used to operate a hot water heater, where the household does not pay a rental fee for the heater

$28

$34

$39

$47

2.

Oil used to operate a hot water heater, where the household pays a rental fee for the heater

34

41

46

56

3.

Gas used to operate a hot water heater, where the household does not pay a rental fee for the heater

15

21

26

32

4.

Gas used to operate a hot water heater, where the household pays a rental fee for the heater

29

40

47

54

5.

Electricity used to operate a hot water heater, where the household does not pay a rental fee for the heater

23

28

32

39

6.

Electricity used to operate a hot water heater, where the household pays a rental fee for the heater

28

34

38

46

7.

Water, other than hot water

8

15

18

20

8.

Refrigerator

2

2

2

2

9.

Stove

2

2

2

2

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 7.

TABLE 8
HEAT ALLOWANCE — OIL

   

Region of Ontario

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

Item

Type of Unit

Southern

Central

Northeastern

Northern

1.

Apartment — Bachelor or one bedroom

$49

$55

$56

$67

2.

Apartment — Two bedrooms

51

57

58

72

3.

Apartment — Three or more bedrooms

64

69

73

90

4.

Row house

68

73

79

102

5.

Semi-detached house

92

97

107

135

6.

Single detached house

136

147

149

182

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 8.

TABLE 9
HEAT ALLOWANCE — GAS

   

Region of Ontario

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

Item

Type of Unit

Southern

Central

Northeastern

Northern

1.

Apartment — Bachelor or one bedroom

$21

$31

$32

$40

2.

Apartment — Two bedrooms

24

32

33

43

3.

Apartment — Three or more bedrooms

25

35

39

49

4.

Row house

28

37

42

56

5.

Semi-detached house

39

49

56

76

6.

Single detached house

56

74

79

100

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 9.

TABLE 10
HEAT ALLOWANCE — ELECTRICITY

   

Region of Ontario

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

Item

Type of Unit

Southern

Central

Northeastern

Northern

1.

Apartment — Bachelor or one bedroom

$40

$45

$46

$55

2.

Apartment — Two bedrooms

42

47

48

59

3.

Apartment — Three or more bedrooms

53

57

60

74

4.

Row house

56

60

65

84

5.

Semi-detached house

76

80

88

111

6.

Single detached house

112

121

123

150

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 10.

TABLE 11
MUNICIPALITIES AND DISTRICTS COMPRISING REGIONS

Column 1

 

Column 2

Region of Ontario

 

Municipalities and Districts

Southern

1.

City of Hamilton.

 

2.

City of Toronto.

 

3.

County of Brant.

 

4.

County of Elgin.

 

5.

County of Essex.

 

6.

County of Haldimand.

 

7.

County of Kent.

 

8.

County of Lambton.

 

9.

County of Norfolk.

 

10.

Regional Municipality of Halton.

 

11.

Regional Municipality of Niagara.

 

12.

Regional Municipality of Peel.

Central

1.

County of Bruce.

 

2.

County of Frontenac.

 

3.

County of Grey.

 

4.

County of Hastings.

 

5.

County of Huron.

 

6.

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville.

 

7.

County of Lennox and Addington.

 

8.

County of Middlesex.

 

9.

County of Northumberland.

 

10.

County of Oxford.

 

11.

County of Perth.

 

12.

County of Prince Edward.

 

13.

The following portions of Simcoe County:

   

      (i) City of Barrie,

   

      (ii) Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury,

   

      (iii) Town of Essa,

   

      (iv) Town of Innisfil,

   

      (v) Town of New Tecumseth,

   

      (vi) Township of Adjala-Tosorontio.

 

14.

United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry.

 

15.

County of Wellington.

 

16.

Regional Municipality of Durham.

 

17.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

 

18.

Regional Municipality of York.

Northeastern

1.

City of Kawartha Lakes.

 

2.

City of Ottawa.

 

3.

County of Dufferin.

 

4.

County of Haliburton.

 

5.

County of Lanark.

 

6.

County of Peterborough.

 

7.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

 

8.

County of Renfrew.

 

9.

The following portions of Simcoe County:

   

      (i) City of Orillia,

   

      (ii) Town of Collingwood,

   

      (iii) Town of Midland,

   

      (iv) Town of Penetanguishene,

   

      (v) Town of Wasaga Beach,

   

      (vi) Township of Clearview,

   

      (vii) Township of Oro-Medonte,

   

      (viii) Township of Ramara,

   

      (ix) Township of Severn,

   

      (x) Township of Springwater,

   

      (xi) Township of Tay,

   

      (xii) Township of Tiny.

 

10.

District of Algoma.

 

11.

District of Manitoulin.

 

12.

District of Muskoka.

 

13.

District of Parry Sound.

 

14.

Town of Espanola (in the District of Sudbury).

Northern

1.

District of Cochrane.

 

2.

District of Kenora.

 

3.

District of Nipissing.

 

4.

District of Rainy River.

 

5.

District of Sudbury (except Town of Espanola).

 

6.

Thunder Bay.

 

7.

Timiskaming.

O. Reg. 298/01, Table 11; O. Reg. 409/01, s. 15.

SCHEDULE 1
HOUSING PROGRAMS

Program Category Number

Program Description

Public Housing Programs (1 (a) and 1 (b))

1 (a)

The public housing programs administered before January 1, 2001 by Local Housing Authorities for the object of providing appropriate housing exclusively to applicants selected on the basis of being financially unable to obtain affordable, suitable and adequate housing on the private market, as determined by Ontario, in housing projects that immediately before January 1, 2001 were owned or leased by the Ontario Housing Corporation or jointly by the Ontario Housing Corporation and the CMHC

1 (b)

The public housing program administered before January 1, 2001 by the Ministry for the object of providing appropriate housing exclusively to applicants selected on the basis of being financially unable to obtain affordable, suitable and adequate housing on the private market, as determined by Ontario, in housing projects that immediately before January 1, 2001 were owned or leased by the Toronto Housing Company

Rent Supplement Programs (2 (a), 2 (b), 2 (c) and 2 (d))

2 (a)

All Rent Supplement Programs administered before January 1, 2001 by Local Housing Authorities or the Ministry that are not included under 2 (b), 2 (c) and 2 (d), including:

 

    1. Rent Supplement — Regular

 

    2. Accelerated Rental CMHC

 

    3. Accelerated Rental OMC

 

    4. Community Integrated

 

    5. Assisted Rentals

 

    6. Limited Dividend

 

    7. Private Assisted Rental

 

    8. Ontario Rental Construction Plan

 

    9. Canada Rental Supply Plan

 

    10. Convert-to-rent

 

    11. Canada Ontario Rental Supply Plan

 

    12. Renterprise

 

    13. Low Rise Rehabilitation

 

    14. Ontario Rental Construction Loan

 

    15. Assisted Rental Housing

 

    16. Ontario Accelerated Family Rental Housing

2 (b)

Rent Supplement Programs administered before January 1, 2001 by the Ministry that are not included under 2 (a), 2 (c) and 2 (d), with respect to units in projects owned, leased or administered by non-profit housing providers, including the following programs:

 

    1. Community Sponsored Housing Program (1978-1985)

 

    2. Community Sponsored Housing Program (P2500) (1978-1985)

 

    3. Ontario Community Housing Assistance Program (1978-1985)

2 (c)

The Rent Supplement Homelessness Initiative and the Rent Supplement Special Needs Homelessness Initiative, except for the portions of those programs included under 2 (d)

2 (d)

The Rent Supplement Homelessness Initiative and the Rent Supplement Special Needs Homelessness Initiative, as they apply to units in projects owned, leased or administered by non-profit housing providers or by non-profit housing co-operatives under the Co-operative Corporations Act

Non-Profit Full Assistance Housing Programs (6 (a) and 6 (b))

6 (a)

With respect to non-profit housing providers other than non-profit housing co-operatives

 

Non-Profit Full Assistance Housing Programs administered before January 1, 2001 by the Ministry, not including the Municipal Non-Profit Housing Program, but including:

 

    1. JobsOntario Homes

 

    2. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-3000)

 

    3. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-3600)

 

    4. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-10,000)

 

    5. Homes Now

 

    6. Federal/Provincial Non-Profit Housing Program (1986-1993)

6 (b)

With respect to non-profit housing co-operatives

 

Non-Profit Full Assistance Housing Programs administered before January 1, 2001 by the Ministry, not including the Municipal Non-Profit Housing Program, but including:

 

    1. JobsOntario Homes

 

    2. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-3000)

 

    3. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-3600)

 

    4. The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Program (P-10,000)

 

    5. Homes Now

 

    6. Federal/Provincial Non-Profit Housing Program (1986-1993)

O. Reg. 298/01, Sched. 1; O. Reg. 85/02, s. 11.