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Social Housing Reform Act, 2000

ONTARIO REGULATION 368/01

Amended to O. Reg. 517/05

GENERAL

Historical version for the period September 30, 2005 to September 30, 2005.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

CONTENTS

1.

Federal funding, s. 2 of the Act

2.

High need household, s. 2 of the Act

3.

Housing program, s. 2 of the Act

4.

Powers of DSSAB service manager re debentures, subs. 8 (2) of the Act

5.

Restrictions re mortgage financing, prescribed housing programs, subs. 9 (2) of the Act

6.

Rules and criteria for transferred housing programs, subs. 10 (3) of the Act

7.

English and French services, subs. 10 (6) of the Act

8.

Service levels, households, s. 11 of the Act

9.

Duties of service manager, subs. 12 (1) of the Act

10.

Content of notice of project in difficulty, subs. 18 (4) of the Act

11.

Records, s. 19 of the Act

12.

Annual report, s. 20 of the Act

12.1

Housing programs, subs. 32 (5) of the Act

13.

Inspection of transfer orders, s. 41 of the Act

14.

Transactions without consent, subs. 50 (2) of the Act

14.1

Legislation from which certain transfers exempt

15.

Exempt transfers, s. 60 of the Act

16.

Restrictions on mortgages, subs. 95 (3) of the Act

17.

Training requirements, subs. 117 (4) of the Act

18.

Powers of receiver, subs. 120 (2) of the Act

19.

Eligibility review officer powers, subs. 159 (2) of the Act

20.

Family support worker powers, subs. 159 (4) of the Act

21.

Personal information, prescribed programs, subs. 162 (1) of the Act

22.

Personal information, prescribed standards, subs. 162 (1) of the Act

23.

Restrictions re prescribed personal information, s. 166 of the Act

Table 1

Housing programs

Table 2

Criteria for high need household, maximum annual incomes (section 2)

Table 3

Municipalities prescribed for dssab service managers (section 4)

Table 4

Rules and criteria for transferred housing programs (section 6)

Table 5

Housing providers to whom services must be provided in English and French (section 7)

Table 6

Household income limits for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act (section 8)

Table 7

Various service levels (section 8)

Federal funding, s. 2 of the Act

1. The housing programs listed in Table 1 of this Regulation are prescribed for the purposes of the definition of “federal funding” in section 2 of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 1.

High need household, s. 2 of the Act

2. (1) For the purposes of the definition of “high need household” in section 2 of the Act, the following criteria are prescribed for each service manager set out in Table 2 of this Regulation, and these criteria apply to the service manager as of the effective date set out opposite the service manager in the last column of that Table:

1. The household’s annual income is less than or equal to the amount set out in Table 2 of this Regulation for the size of unit the household occupies and the part of the service area in which the unit is located. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 2 (1).

(2) For the purposes of the definition of “high need household” in section 2 of the Act, the following criteria are prescribed for the service managers who are not set out in Table 2 of this Regulation or who are set out in Table 2 of this Regulation but whose effective date as set out in that Table has not yet occurred:

1. The household does not currently reside in a rent-geared-to-income unit. If the household were offered an appropriate unit that was not a rent-geared-to-income unit, the household would be required to spend at least 50 per cent of its income to occupy the unit.

2. The household currently resides in a rent-geared-to-income unit. If the unit were not a rent-geared-to-income unit, the household would be required to spend at least 50 per cent of its income to occupy the unit. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 2 (2).

(3) In this section,

“income”, when used in respect of a household, means 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 a 12-month period. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 2 (3).

Housing program, s. 2 of the Act

3. The programs listed in Table 1 of this Regulation are prescribed as housing programs for the purposes of the definition of “housing program” in section 2 of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 3.

Powers of dssab service manager re debentures, subs. 8 (2) of the Act

4. The municipalities set out in Table 3 of this Regulation are prescribed, for the purposes of subsection 8 (2) of the Act, for the corresponding dssab service manager set out in that Table. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 4.

Restrictions re mortgage financing, prescribed housing programs, subs. 9 (2) of the Act

5. The housing programs listed in Table 1 of this Regulation are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 9 (2) of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 5.

Rules and criteria for transferred housing programs, subs. 10 (3) of the Act

6. (1) For the purposes of subsection 10 (3) of the Act, the rules and criteria set out in Table 4 of this Regulation are prescribed for the corresponding housing program described in that Table. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 6 (1).

(2) In case of a conflict between the rules and criteria set out in Table 4 of this Regulation and any other regulation made under the Act, the rules and criteria prevail. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 6 (2).

(3) In Table 4 of this Regulation,

“applicable household income limit”, when used in respect of a household and in respect of a service area, means the household income limit prescribed for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act for the service area at the time the household is selected to reside in a rent-geared-to-income unit located there; (“seuil de revenu des ménages applicable”)

“co-operative housing project” means a housing project owned or leased by a non-profit housing co-operative; (“ensemble domiciliaire d’une coopérative”)

“income”, when used in respect of a household, means 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 a 12-month period; (“revenu”)

“native household” means a household consisting of,

(a) one person who is of native ancestry, or

(b) two or more persons at least half of whom are of native ancestry; (“ménage autochtone”)

“non-profit housing project” means a housing project owned or leased by a non-profit corporation, other than a co-operative housing project; (“ensemble domiciliaire sans but lucratif”)

“publicly owned” means,

(a) owned by a corporation that has power to acquire and develop land for a housing project or to construct or acquire and operate a housing project and that is wholly owned by,

(i) the government of Ontario or an agency of the government of Ontario,

(ii) one or more municipalities or one or more district social services administration boards, or

(iii) the government of Ontario or an agency of the government of Ontario and one or more municipalities or district social services administration boards, or

(b) owned by a municipality that has the power to acquire and develop land for a housing project or to construct or acquire and operate a housing project. (“de propriété publique”) O. Reg. 368/01, s. 6 (3).

(4) For the purpose of the definition of “native household” in subsection (3), persons are of native ancestry if they are Indian as defined in the Indian Act (Canada), persons commonly referred to as non-status Indians and Metis, or persons of the Inuit race. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 6 (4).

English and French services, subs. 10 (6) of the Act

7. The housing providers set out in Table 5 of this Regulation are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 10 (6) of the Act in relation to the corresponding service manager set out in that Table. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 7.

Service levels, households, s. 11 of the Act

8. (1) For each service manager set out in Table 6 of this Regulation, the household income limit set out in that Table for a unit described in that Table is prescribed, for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act, for the part of the service area set out in that Table. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (1).

(2) For a service manager that is not set out in Table 6 of this Regulation, the following apply:

1. The household income limit described in paragraph 2 is prescribed for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act.

2. The household income limit referred to in paragraph 1 is the maximum income that a household could have and still be eligible to be selected under Part V of the Act to receive rent-geared-to-income assistance with respect to a unit in the service manager’s service area.

3. For the purposes of paragraph 2, the income of a household shall be deemed to be below the household income limit if, on January 1, 2001, the household was residing in a unit in a housing project that was subject to a program described under program category number 1 (a) in Table 1. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (2).

(3) The number of households prescribed for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (a) of the Act in connection with a service manager is the number set out in Column 2 of Table 7 of this Regulation opposite the name of the service manager in Column 1. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (3).

(4) The number of high need households prescribed for the purposes of clause 11 (1) (b) of the Act in connection with a service manager is the number set out in Column 3 of Table 7 of this Regulation opposite the name of the service manager in Column 1. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (4).

(5) The number of modified units prescribed in connection with a service manager for the purposes of subsection 11 (3) of the Act is the number set out in Column 4 of Table 7 of this Regulation opposite the name of the service manager in Column 1. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (5).

(6) For the purposes of subsection 11 (2) of the Act, the housing programs described opposite program category numbers 2 (c), 2 (d), 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 in Table 1 of this Regulation are prescribed. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 8 (6).

Duties of service manager, subs. 12 (1) of the Act

9. For the purposes of subsection 12 (1) of the Act, the following are prescribed as additional duties of a service manager:

1. If the service manager is required to give notice under subsection 18 (2) of the Act, the service manager shall also take such steps as are reasonable to ensure that the housing provider does all that it reasonably can to rectify the situation, described in clause 18 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act, that required the service manager to give notice. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 9.

Content of notice of project in difficulty, subs. 18 (4) of the Act

10. For the purposes of subsection 18 (4) of the Act, the following information is prescribed as information to be included in the written notice that a housing project is in difficulty:

1. The name of the housing project and the housing provider.

2. A description of the situation, described in clause 18 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act, that requires the service manager to give the notice.

3. The name of an individual who can communicate, on behalf of the service manager, with the Minister and details of how that individual can be contacted.

4. The name of an individual who can communicate, on behalf of the service manager, with the housing provider and details of how that individual can be contacted.

5. If notice is not being given to the housing provider, an explanation of why that is not required under subsection 18 (3) of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 10.

Records, s. 19 of the Act

11. (1) This section prescribes, for the purposes of section 19 of the Act, records a service manager must keep and the lengths of time they must be kept. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (1).

(2) The service manager must keep a record received by the service manager from the Minister for at least seven years after the record is received. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (2).

(3) If the record described in subsection (2) is an agreement, the service manager must keep the record for at least seven years after the agreement is terminated or expires. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (3).

(4) If the service manager has or had a duty to pay a subsidy for a housing project under subsection 102 (1) of the Act, the following apply:

1. The service manager must keep any of the following that relate to the housing project for at least five years after the date on which the duty to pay the subsidy is terminated under subsection 102 (2) of the Act:

i. An operating agreement, construction contract, ground lease, contract with a development consultant or architect or any title document relating to the development or construction of the housing project.

ii. A record transferred to the service manager under section 34 of the Act.

iii. A record which replaces or modifies anything described in subparagraph i or ii.

2. The service manager must keep any of the following that relate to the housing project until at least the date on which the duty to pay the subsidy is terminated under subsection 102 (2) of the Act:

i. A drawing, plan or technical specification.

ii. A record relating to anything described in subparagraph i. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (4).

(5) If the service manager enters into an agreement under section 16 of the Act, the service manager must keep a copy of the agreement, together with all records related to the implementation or administration of the agreement, for at least five years after the agreement is terminated or expires. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (5).

(6) If the service manager gives written notice under subsection 18 (2) of the Act that a housing project is in difficulty, the following apply:

1. The service manager must keep the following for at least seven years after the notice is given:

i. A copy of the notice.

ii. Any record relied upon by the service manager to determine the existence of the situation, described in clause 18 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act, that required the service manager to give notice.

iii. Any record used in the preparation of the notice.

2. The service manager must keep any record related to the rectification of the situation, described in clause 18 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act, that required the service manager to give notice for at least seven years after the earlier of,

i. the date the situation is rectified, and

ii. the date on which the duty to pay a subsidy is terminated under subsection 102 (2) of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (6).

(7) The service manager must keep a copy of each annual report, other report or document given by the service manager under section 20 of the Act and every document used in the preparation of the report or document for at least seven years after the report or document is given to the Minister. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (7).

(8) In subsection (7),

“document” includes written information given under subsection 20 (3) of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (8).

(9) If responsibility for a housing project is transferred to the service manager under subsection 10 (1) of the Act, the service manager must keep a record that the service manager creates or receives that relates to the housing project for at least seven years after the record is created or received by the service manager. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (9).

(10) If more than one subsection in this section applies with respect to a record, the record shall be kept long enough to satisfy all the subsections that apply. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 11 (10).

Annual report, s. 20 of the Act

12. (1) For the purposes of subsection 20 (1) of the Act, March 15 is prescribed as the date when the service manager shall give the Minister a report covering a 12-month period and January 1 is prescribed as the date on which the 12-month period ends. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 12 (1); O. Reg. 28/04, s. 1.

(2) The following are prescribed, for the purposes of subsection 20 (2) of the Act, as information that shall be contained in the annual report:

1. Information on the service manager’s compliance with requirements under the Act.

2. Aggregated financial information on housing providers’ capital reserve funds, mortgage arrears and accumulated deficits.

3. Financial information on the expenditure of municipal and federal funds for housing programs.

4. Statistical information on households. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 12 (2).

(3) The information prescribed under subsection (2) shall be provided as specified in the form approved by the Minister for the purposes of subsection 20 (4) of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 12 (3).

Housing programs, subs. 32 (5) of the Act

12.1 The programs described in Table 1 are prescribed as housing programs for the purposes of subsection 32 (5) of the Act. O. Reg. 407/01, s. 1.

Inspection of transfer orders, s. 41 of the Act

13. For the purposes of subsection 41 (1) of the Act,

(a) the prescribed place where the Minister is required to keep copies of orders is the head office of the Ministry;

(b) the prescribed period of time during which the Minister is required to keep them is ten years from the effective date of the transfer in each case; and

(c) the prescribed class of transfer orders that are required to be kept is all transfer orders. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 13.

Transactions without consent, subs. 50 (2) of the Act

14. For the purposes of subparagraph 4 ii of subsection 50 (2) of the Act, it is a criteria that the transaction must satisfy one of the following:

1. The transaction transfers an interest in the property, for the purpose of road widening, to,

i. the municipality in which the housing project is located, or

ii. another entity that has the authority to expropriate land under the Expropriations Act.

2. The transaction transfers an easement or right of way and,

i. the purpose of the easement or right of way is to facilitate the provision of a service to the housing project,

ii. the easement or right of way will not have a significant impact on the number of rent-geared-to-income units and modified units or on any other aspect of the operation of the housing project, or

iii. the transfer is to an entity that has the authority to expropriate land under the Expropriations Act.

3. The transaction is a development or redevelopment of the property and the transaction does not include a transfer, mortgage or other encumbrance of the property or a grant or disposition of an interest in the property and,

i. there will be no reduction in the numbers of rent-geared-to-income units and modified units, or

ii. the transaction is required to bring the property or the housing project into compliance with another statute or a regulation made under another statute. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 14.

Legislation from which certain transfers exempt

14.1 For the purposes of subsection 60 (1) of the Act, the following provisions do not apply to transfers referred to in subsection 60 (2) of the Act:

1. Subsection 193 (4) of the Municipal Act, but only with respect to transfers of real property from Toronto Housing Company Inc. to Toronto Community Housing Corporation.

2. Subsection 268 (3) of the Municipal Act, 2001, but only with respect to transfers of real property from Toronto Housing Company Inc. to Toronto Community Housing Corporation. O. Reg. 329/02, s. 1; O. Reg. 144/03, s. 1.

Exempt transfers, s. 60 of the Act

15. The following transfers are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 3 of subsection 60 (2) of the Act:

1. A transfer, to a local housing corporation, of all the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations of a corporation named in subparagraph 2 iii or iv of subsection 60 (2) of the Act.

2. A transfer from the Ontario Housing Corporation to The Governing Council of the University of Toronto of any interest in the real property municipally known as 35 Charles Street West and 730 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property.

3. A transfer from Mintz & Partners Limited, as the court-appointed receiver and manager of International Relief Agency Inc., to the Toronto Housing Company Inc. of any interest in the real property municipally known as 95 Wood Street, Toronto, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 15; O. Reg. 407/01, s. 2.

4. A transfer from The Treiss Group Inc., as the court-appointed receiver and manager of New Canadians from the Soviet Union Inc., to the Toronto Housing Company Inc. of any interest in the real property municipally known as 5 Hahn Place, Toronto, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property.

5. A transfer from Key North Properties, as the court-appointed receiver and manager of the property, assets and undertaking of Kashadaying Residence Inc., to Beendigen Inc. of any interest in the real property municipally known as 112 Ontario Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property.

6. A transfer from OHSTO: SERI Urban Aboriginal Homes Inc., also known as Ohsto: Seri Urban Aboriginal Homes Inc., to the Peterborough Housing Corporation of any interest in the real property municipally known as 2032, 2038 and 2042 Pratt’s Marina Road, R.R. #3, Peterborough, Ontario and any interest in the real property municipally known as 2068 and 2072 7th Line, R.R. #4, Peterborough, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property.

7. A transfer from Mintz & Partners Limited, as the court-appointed receiver and manager of the property, assets and undertaking of the Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre Housing Corporation and the Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre Inc., to the Simcoe County Housing Corporation of any interest in the real property listed in the following Table, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property:

TABLE

Item

Municipal Address of Property

1.

217 Bayfield Avenue, Midland, Ontario

2.

620 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

3.

635 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

4.

224 Chain Gate Drive, Midland, Ontario

5.

1045 Glen Bogie Crescent, Midland, Ontario

6.

377 Hugel Avenue, Midland, Ontario

7.

280 Lescaut Road, Midland, Ontario

8.

344 Norene Street, Midland, Ontario

9.

360 William Street, Midland, Ontario

10.

362 William Street, Midland, Ontario

11.

118 Woodland Drive, Midland, Ontario

12.

12 Beaumaur Drive, Penetanguishene, Ontario

13.

43 Beaumaur Drive, Penetanguishene, Ontario

14.

111 Robert Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario

15.

29 Therrien Court, Penetanguishene, Ontario

16.

35 Therrien Court, Penetanguishene, Ontario

8. A transfer from Mintz & Partners Limited, as the court-appointed receiver and manager of the property, assets and undertaking of the Midland-Penetanguishene Urban Native Homes Corporation, to the Simcoe County Housing Corporation of any interest in the real property listed in the following Table, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property:

TABLE

Item

Municipal Address of Property

1.

686 Algonquin Drive, Midland, Ontario

2.

615 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

3.

617 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

4.

655 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

5.

657 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

6.

669 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

7.

687 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

8.

695 Bayview Drive, Midland, Ontario

9.

812 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

10.

814 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

11.

826 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

12.

831 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

13.

844 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

14.

845 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

15.

846 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

16.

871 Birchwood Drive, Midland, Ontario

17.

288 Christine Drive, Midland, Ontario

18.

292 Christine Drive, Midland, Ontario

19.

316 Christine Drive, Midland, Ontario

20.

320 Christine Drive, Midland, Ontario

21.

332 Christine Drive, Midland, Ontario

22.

712 Frazer Drive, Midland, Ontario

23.

292 Galloway Boulevard, Midland, Ontario

24.

316 Galloway Boulevard, Midland, Ontario

25.

342 Galloway Boulevard, Midland, Ontario

26.

373 Galloway Boulevard, Midland, Ontario

27.

1057 Glen Bogie Crescent, Midland, Ontario

28.

743 Maxwell Drive, Midland, Ontario

29.

746 Maxwell Drive, Midland, Ontario

30.

880 Montreal Street, Midland, Ontario

31.

331 Otter Street, Midland, Ontario

32.

99 Penetanguishene Road, Midland, Ontario

33.

745 Pratt Avenue, Midland, Ontario

34.

773 Pratt Avenue, Midland, Ontario

35.

633 Randles Crescent, Midland, Ontario

36.

332 Rose Street, Midland, Ontario

37.

341 Rose Street, Midland, Ontario

38.

777 Willowbrook Crescent, Midland, Ontario

39.

785 Willowbrook Crescent, Midland, Ontario

40.

787 Willowbrook Crescent, Midland, Ontario

41.

791 Willowbrook Crescent, Midland, Ontario

42.

799 Willowbrook Crescent, Midland, Ontario

43.

17 Bridle Road, Penetanguishene, Ontario

44.

27 Bridle Road, Penetanguishene, Ontario

45.

80 Broad Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario

46.

19 Corbeau Crescent, Penetanguishene, Ontario

47.

12 Jennings Drive, Penetanguishene, Ontario

48.

14 McGuire Road, Penetanguishene, Ontario

49.

12 Park Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario

50.

96 Poyntz Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario

9. A transfer from Northwood Park Co-operative Homes Inc. to The Regional Municipality of York of any interest in the real property municipally known as 64 Abell Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property.

10. A transfer from Deloitte and Touche LLP, as the court-appointed receiver and manager of the property, assets and undertaking of Village Lifestyles Non-Profit Homes Inc., to The Regional Municipality of Waterloo of any interest in the real property municipally known as 39 Paulander Drive, Kitchener, Ontario and any interest in the real property municipally known as 101 Tuerr Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, together with the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations related to the ownership or operation of the real property. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 15; O. Reg. 407/01, s. 2; O. Reg. 454/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 348/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 92/05, s. 1; O. Reg. 155/05, s. 1.

Restrictions on mortgages, subs. 95 (3) of the Act

16. For the purposes of clause 95 (3) (a) of the Act, the rules prescribed are those set out in the Ministry publication titled “Mortgage Financing Handbook and Mortgage Administration Guidelines” and dated July 17, 2001, which was published as Release 3 to the Ministry publication titled “Service Manager’s Guide for Joint Local Transfer Planning”. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 16.

Training requirements, subs. 117 (4) of the Act

17. The following matters are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 117 (4) of the Act as matters in respect of which training may be required:

1. The administration, management and operation of a housing project.

2. The law relating to the operation of housing projects. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 17.

Powers of receiver, subs. 120 (2) of the Act

18. (1) This section prescribes, for the purposes of subsection 120 (2) of the Act, the powers of a receiver or receiver and manager appointed by a service manager under paragraph 5 of subsection 116 (1) of the Act for a housing project operated by a housing provider. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (1).

(2) The powers of a receiver or receiver and manager who is appointed for more than one housing project operated by a housing provider apply with respect to all the housing projects for which the receiver or receiver and manager is appointed. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (2).

(3) The receiver or receiver and manager has the exclusive power to act as the housing provider with respect to the housing project and the assets and liabilities of the housing provider relating to the housing project. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (3).

(4) Without limiting the generality of subsection (3), the powers under that subsection include the following:

1. The receiver or receiver and manager may carry on the business of the housing provider.

2. The receiver or receiver and manager may take possession of and operate the housing project and may take possession of, preserve and protect the assets of the housing provider.

3. The receiver or receiver and manager may sell, lease, give as security or otherwise dispose of the housing project and the assets of the housing provider.

4. The receiver or receiver and manager may commence, conduct or defend legal proceedings.

5. The receiver or receiver and manager may borrow money.

6. The receiver or receiver and manager may receive payments or anything else in satisfaction of any obligation to the housing provider and may compromise any such obligation.

7. The receiver or receiver and manager may enter into contracts, sign documents or do anything incidental to the exercise of its other powers. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (4).

(5) The powers of the receiver or receiver and manager are subject to any conditions and restrictions,

(a) under the Act;

(b) in the appointment of the receiver or receiver and manager by the service manager; or

(c) in an agreement between the receiver or receiver and manager and the service manager relating to the appointment. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (5).

(6) The receiver or receiver and manager shall not exercise any of its powers unless all of the following are satisfied:

1. The receiver or receiver and manager has insurance acceptable to the service manager and has provided the service manager with proof that the receiver or receiver and manager has such insurance.

2. The receiver or receiver and manager provides the service manager with undertakings, satisfactory to the service manager, that the receiver or receiver and manager and all persons who the receiver or receiver and manager procures the assistance of in the carrying out of the powers of the receiver or receiver and manager,

i. shall not do anything that would result in a conflict of interest, and

ii. shall comply with the requirements, to which the housing provider was subject, relating to the collection, use, disclosure and safeguarding of privacy of personal information and for a person’s access to his or her personal information. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 18 (6).

Eligibility review officer powers, subs. 159 (2) of the Act

19. (1) This section prescribes, for the purposes of subsection 159 (2) of the Act, the powers of eligibility review officers for the purposes of an investigation. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (1).

(2) An officer may,

(a) subject to subsection (3), enter any place that the officer believes on reasonable grounds contains evidence relevant to the investigation;

(b) inquire into all financial transactions, records and other matters that are relevant to the investigation; and

(c) demand the production for inspection of anything described in clause (b). O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (2).

(3) An officer shall not, without the consent of the occupier, exercise a power to enter a place that is being used as a dwelling except under the authority of a search warrant. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (3).

(4) An officer shall exercise the powers mentioned in subsection (2) only during business hours for the place that the officer has entered. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (4).

(5) A demand mentioned in clause (2) (c) shall be in writing and shall include a statement of the nature of the things required. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (5).

(6) On issuing a written receipt, the officer may remove the things that are produced and may,

(a) review or copy any of them; or

(b) bring them before a justice of the peace to be dealt with under section 159 of the Provincial Offences Act or in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Criminal Code (Canada). O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (6).

(7) Except where clause (6) (b) applies, the officer shall review or copy things with reasonable dispatch and shall forthwith after doing so return the things to the person who produced them. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (7).

(8) An officer may call upon an expert for whatever assistance he or she considers necessary in carrying out an investigation. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (8).

(9) For the purpose of carrying out an investigation, an officer may use a data storage, processing or retrieval device or system in order to produce a record in readable form. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (9).

(10) An officer may require information or material from a person who is the subject of an investigation under this section or from any person who the officer has reason to believe can provide information or material relevant to the investigation. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (10).

(11) If a person is required under this section to produce a record for an officer, the officer may require the person to provide whatever help is reasonably necessary including using any data storage, processing or retrieval device or system to produce a record in readable form. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 19 (11).

Family support worker powers, subs. 159 (4) of the Act

20. (1) This section prescribes, for the purposes of subsection 159 (4) of the Act, the powers of family support workers. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 20 (1).

(2) For the purposes of the Act and the regulations, a family support worker may,

(a) assist a member of a household with legal proceedings, including variation motions and applications, with respect to support for a member of the household;

(b) undertake legal proceedings, including variation motions and applications, for support for a member of a household on behalf of the member;

(c) assist a member of a household in completing an agreement providing for support of a member of the household, including a domestic contract or a paternity agreement, as defined in section 51 of the Family Law Act, and register any such agreement with the Family Responsibility Office for enforcement;

(d) undertake investigations and inquiries necessary to carry out his or her duties under this section; and

(e) collect, use and disclose personal information necessary to carry out his or her duties under this section, in accordance with any agreements entered into under section 163, 164 or 165 of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 20 (2).

(3) Subsection (2) applies with necessary modifications with respect to the pursuit of resources available for the support or maintenance of a member of the household. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 20 (3).

(4) Nothing in subsection (2) or (3) authorizes a family support worker to provide legal advice to any person. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 20 (4).

Personal information, prescribed programs, subs. 162 (1) of the Act

21. For the purposes of subsection 162 (1) of the Act, the housing programs listed in Table 1 of this Regulation are prescribed. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 21.

Personal information, prescribed standards, subs. 162 (1) of the Act

22. (1) This section prescribes standards, for the purposes of subsection 162 (1) of the Act, for the collection, use, disclosure and safeguarding of privacy of personal information and for a person’s access to his or her personal information. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (1).

(2) A provider shall not disclose personal information obtained in the course of the provider’s duties except,

(a) if the person to whom the personal information relates consents to the disclosure;

(b) if the person to whom the personal information relates is less than 16 years old or is unable for any reason to give a valid consent and consent is given by another individual who,

(i) is the parent or guardian of the person,

(ii) is an attorney of the person under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to give the consent on the person’s behalf, or

(iii) is otherwise authorized to give the consent on the person’s behalf;

(c) if the disclosure is authorized by, or is for the purpose of complying with, the Act or a regulation, an agreement made under the Act or a regulation or a plan under section 14 of the Act or the disclosure is authorized otherwise by law or is for the purpose of complying with any other legal requirement;

(d) for the purpose for which it was obtained or compiled or for a consistent purpose;

(e) if the disclosure is made to an officer, employee, agent or volunteer of the provider who needs the record in the performance of their duties;

(f) if the disclosure is to a person or organization referred to in the portion of subsection 165 (1) of the Act preceding paragraph 1 or to a person referred to in paragraph 2, 3 or 4 of subsection 165 (1) of the Act to aid an investigation undertaken with a view to a law enforcement proceeding or from which a law enforcement proceeding is likely to result;

(g) in compelling circumstances affecting the health or safety of an individual if upon disclosure notification is mailed to the last known address of the individual to whom the information relates; or

(h) in compassionate circumstances, to facilitate contact with the next of kin or a friend of an individual who is injured, ill or deceased. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (2).

(3) A provider shall not collect or use personal information except,

(a) as is necessary for purposes relating to the performance of its powers and duties under the Act or the regulations or purposes relating to an agreement made under the Act or a regulation or a plan under section 14 of the Act; or

(b) as otherwise authorized by law. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (3).

(4) A provider that collects personal information from the person to which it relates shall ensure that the person is given written notice,

(a) of the purpose or purposes of the collection;

(b) of the fact that the information may be shared as necessary for the purpose of making decisions or verifying eligibility for assistance under the Act, the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, the Ontario Works Act, 1997 or the Day Nurseries Act, or as authorized by an agreement under section 163 or 164 of the Act; and

(c) of the name, title, business address and business telephone number of a person who can answer questions and respond to complaints about the collection, use or disclosure of the information. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (4).

(5) A provider shall take whatever steps are reasonably necessary to safeguard the privacy of personal information in its custody or control, and when it disposes of personal information shall do so in a secure manner. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (5).

(6) A provider who has custody or control of personal information shall allow the person to whom the information relates to have access to it on request, if the person provides satisfactory identification. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (6).

(7) Subsection (6) does not apply if,

(a) the personal information to which the person seeks access contains or reveals personal information about another person, or confidential information about an organization, that the first-named person is not entitled to see;

(b) it would be unreasonably difficult for the provider to retrieve and disclose the personal information; or

(c) the disclosure of the personal information could reasonably be expected to prejudice the mental or physical health or mental or physical security of any person. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (7).

(8) A person who is given access to personal information under subsection (6) is entitled, on request,

(a) to have the provider correct the personal information; or

(b) to have the provider attach to the personal information a statement of disagreement reflecting any requested correction that was not made. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (8).

(9) A provider shall ensure that the provider’s directors, officers, employees, agents and volunteers comply with the standards prescribed by this section. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (9).

(10) Subsection (11) applies with respect to the following personal information:

1. Personal information collected for the purpose of determining whether a household should be included in the special priority household category on the centralized waiting list under section 68 of the Act.

2. Personal information, whether or not it is collected for the purpose described in paragraph 1, that relates to the abuse of a member of a household by an individual who is or was living with the member or who is sponsoring the member as an immigrant. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (10).

(11) The following apply with respect to the personal information described in subsection (10):

1. Despite any other subsection in this section, the personal information shall not be disclosed or used except,

i. for the purpose for which it was collected, or

ii. with consent to the disclosure or use as described in paragraph 2.

2. The consent referred to in subparagraph 1 ii is the consent of the abused person or, if the person is less than 16 years old or is unable for any reason to give a valid consent, the consent of an individual who,

i. is the parent or guardian of the person,

ii. is an attorney of the person under a power of attorney that authorizes the attorney to give the consent on the person’s behalf, or

iii. is otherwise authorized to give the consent on the person’s behalf.

3. Subsection (6) does not apply with respect to the personal information. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (11).

(12) In this section,

“abuse” means abuse as defined in Ontario Regulation 298/01; (“mauvais traitements”)

“law enforcement” means,

(a) policing,

(b) investigations or inspections that lead or could lead to proceedings in a court or tribunal if a penalty or sanction could be imposed in those proceedings, and

(c) the conduct of proceedings referred to in clause (b); (“exécution de la loi”)

“parent” means parent as defined in Ontario Regulation 298/01; (“père ou mère”)

“provider” means any person to whom subsection 162 (1) of the Act applies. (“fournisseur”) O. Reg. 368/01, s. 22 (12).

Restrictions re prescribed personal information, s. 166 of the Act

23. (1) Personal information collected by a service manager for the purposes of determining whether a household should be included in the special priority household category on the centralized waiting list under section 68 of the Act is prescribed for the purposes of section 166 of the Act as information that shall not be disclosed or shared under section 163, 164 or 165 of the Act except in accordance with the regulations. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 23 (1).

(2) Personal information described in subsection (1) may be disclosed or shared under section 163, 164 or 165 of the Act only for the purpose of determining whether the household should be included in the special priority household category on the centralized waiting list under section 68 of the Act. O. Reg. 368/01, s. 23 (2).

TABLE 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), 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

3

Limited Dividend Entrepreneur Program administered under the National Housing Act (Canada), section 26 as that section read before being repealed in 1999

4

Non-Profit Low Rental Housing Program administered under the National Housing Act (Canada), sections 26 and 27 as those sections read before being repealed in 1999

5

Non-Profit 2% Write-Down Non-Profit Housing Program administered under the National Housing Act (Canada), section 95

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

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)

6 (c)

Municipal Non-Profit Housing Program (1978-1985)

7

Urban Native Fully Targeted Housing Program administered under the National Housing Act (Canada), section 95

8

Urban Native 2% Write-Down and Additional Assistance Program administered under the National Housing Act (Canada), section 95

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 1; O. Reg. 87/02, s. 1.

TABLE 2
CRITERIA FOR HIGH NEED HOUSEHOLD, MAXIMUM ANNUAL INCOMES (SECTION 2)

Item

Service Manager

Part of service area

Maximum annual household income for high need household

Effective Date

     

Bachelor unit

1-bedroom unit

2-bedroom unit

3-bedroom unit

4-bedroom unit or larger

 

1.

Regional Municipality of Peel

Whole service area

$15,900

$19,500

$23,100

$26,400

$31,800

October 1, 2001

2.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Whole service area except as set out in item 3

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

October 1, 2001

3.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Wellesley Township, Wilmont Township

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

October 1, 2001

4.

County of Lambton

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

October 1, 2001

5.

City of Kingston

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

October 1, 2001

6.

Regional Municipality of York

Whole service area

$15,900

$19,500

$23,100

$26,400

$31,800

November 1, 2001

7.

Algoma District Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

December 1, 2001

8.

City of Hamilton

Whole service area

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

December 1, 2001

9.

County of Grey

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

December 1, 2001

10.

County of Oxford

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

December 1, 2001

11.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except Papineau-Cameron Township

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

December 1, 2001

12.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Papineau-Cameron Township

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

December 1, 2001

13.

City of Brantford

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

14.

County of Bruce

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

15.

County of Dufferin

Town of Mono, Orangeville

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

January 1, 2002

16.

County of Dufferin

Whole service area except as set out in item 15

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

17.

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

18.

County of Lennox and Addington

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

19.

City of Windsor

Town of Amherstburg, Town of Essex, Town of Lakeshore, LaSalle, Town of Tecumseh, Windsor

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

January 1, 2002

20.

City of Windsor

Whole service area except as set out in item 19

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

21.

Kenora District Services Board

Lake of the Woods Township, Morson, Sioux Narrows Township

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

January 1, 2002

22.

Kenora District Services Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 21

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

23.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

Capple, Dawson Township, Morley

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

January 1, 2002

24.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 23

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

25.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

Conmee, Gillies, Neebing Township, O’Connor, Oliver-Paipoonge Township, Shuniah, City of Thunder Bay

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

January 1, 2002

26.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 25

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

January 1, 2002

27.

Regional Municipality of Durham

Ajax, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Uxbridge, Whitby

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

February 1, 2002

28.

Regional Municipality of Durham

Whole service area except as set out in item 27

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

29.

District Municipality of Muskoka

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

30.

City of London

Belmont, Middlesex Centre Township, London, Thames Centre

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

February 1, 2002

31.

City of London

Whole service area except as set out in item 30

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

32.

Norfolk County

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

33.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Clarence-Rockland, Russell Township

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

February 1, 2002

34.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Whole service area except as set out in item 33

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

35.

County of Wellington

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

36.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

Moosonee

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

February 1, 2002

37.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 36

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

February 1, 2002

38.

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

February 1, 2002

39.

Regional Municipality of Halton

Whole service area

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

March 1, 2002

40.

City of Peterborough

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

41.

City of Cornwall

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

42.

County of Hastings

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

43.

County of Huron

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

44.

County of Lanark

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

45.

City of St. Thomas

Port Stanley, Southwold Township, St. Thomas, Yarmouth Township

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

March 1, 2002

46.

City of St. Thomas

Whole service area except as set out in item 45

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

47.

District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

48.

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

March 1, 2002

49.

City of Kawartha Lakes

Whole of service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

50.

County of Northumberland

Whole of service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

51.

County of Simcoe

Bradford West Gwillimbury Town, New Tecumseth Town

$15,900

$19,500

$23,100

$26,400

$31,800

April 1, 2002

52.

County of Simcoe

Whole of service area except as set out in item 51

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

53.

City of Ottawa

Whole of service area

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

April 1, 2002

54.

County of Renfrew

Whole of service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

55.

City of Greater Sudbury

Whole of service area

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

April 1, 2002

56.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

Cobalt, Dymond Twp., Haileybury, Harris Twp., Hudson Twp., New Liskeard

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

57.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

Whole of service area except as set out in item 56

$14,100

$18,300

$20,100

$23,400

$25,200

April 1, 2002

58.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

West Lincoln Twp.

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

59.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

Whole of service area except as set out in item 58

$11,700

$14,700

$18,000

$21,900

$24,000

April 1, 2002

60.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Whole of service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

61.

City of Stratford

Whole of service area

$11,100

$13,800

$16,500

$19,500

$21,900

April 1, 2002

62.

City of Toronto

Whole of service area

$15,900

$19,500

$23,100

$26,400

$31,800

May 1, 2002

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 2; O. Reg. 407/01, s. 3; O. Reg. 454/01, s. 2; O. Reg. 87/02, s. 2.

TABLE 3
MUNICIPALITIES PRESCRIBED FOR DSSAB SERVICE MANAGERS (SECTION 4)

Item

dssab service manager

Prescribed municipalities

1.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

Town of Kapuskasing

2.

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

Town of Espanola

3.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

City of Thunder Bay

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 3.

TABLE 4
RULES AND CRITERIA FOR TRANSFERRED HOUSING PROGRAMS (SECTION 6)

Column 1

Column 2

Housing Program

Rules and Criteria

1. Public Housing Program (Programs described opposite program category numbers 1 (a) and 1 (b) in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide adequate publicly owned rental housing accommodation for low-income households.

 

The service manager shall ensure that as many units in each housing project as possible are rent-geared-to-income units.

 

The service manager shall seek to ensure that the income of a household, at the time of its selection to reside in a unit, does not exceed the applicable household income limit.

2. Rent Supplement Program (Programs described opposite program category numbers 2 (a), 2 (b), 2 (c) and 2 (d) in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide rent-geared-to-income units to households whose income does not exceed the applicable household income limit.

3. Limited Dividend (Program described opposite program category number 3 in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide units to households whose income does not exceed the limits set by the service manager.

 

The rent for a unit shall be less than the fair market rent for similar accommodation in the same vicinity.

4. Non-Profit Low Rental (Program described opposite program category number 4 in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide units, at rents that are less than the fair market rent for similar accommodation in the same vicinity, to households whose income does not exceed the limits set by the service manager.

5. Non-Profit 2% Write-Down (Program described opposite program category number 5 in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide to households market units and rent-geared-to-income units in non-profit housing projects and co-operative housing projects.

 

The income of a household, at the time of its selection to reside in a rent-geared-to-income unit, shall not exceed the applicable household income limit.

 

The rent to be paid for a rent-geared-to-income unit shall be no less than the rent that would have been determined under Part V of the Act and Ontario Regulation 643/00 (Local Housing Corporations — Transition Rules) if that Part and that regulation applied.

 

The rent for a market unit shall be established annually by the service manager at not more than 95% of the fair market rent for similar accommodation in the same vicinity.

6. Non-Profit Full Assistance (Programs described opposite program category numbers 6 (a), 6 (b) and 6 (c) in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide to households market units and rent-geared-to-income units in non-profit housing projects and co-operative housing projects.

 

The rent to be paid for a rent-geared-to-income unit shall be determined under Part V of the Act and Ontario Regulation 643/00 (Local Housing Corporations — Transition Rules).

 

At least 25% of the units in each housing project shall be rent-geared-to-income units.

7. Urban Native Fully Targeted (Program described opposite program category number 7 in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide rent-geared-to-income units, in Native non-profit housing projects and co-operative housing projects to which this program applies, to Native households whose income does not exceed the applicable household income limit.

 

The service manager shall ensure that as many units in each housing project as possible are rent-geared-to-income units.

8. Urban Native 2% Write-Down (Program described opposite program category number 8 in Table 1)

The service manager shall provide market units and rent-geared-to-income units, in non-profit housing projects and co-operative housing projects to which this program applies, to Native households.

 

The income of a household, at the time of its selection to reside in a rent-geared-to-income unit, shall not exceed the applicable household income limit.

 

The rent to be paid for a rent-geared-to-income unit shall be no less than the rent that would have been determined under Part V of the Act and Ontario Regulation 643/00 (Local Housing Corporations — Transition Rules) if that Part and the regulation applied.

 

The rent for a market unit shall be established annually by the service manager at not more than 95% of the fair market rent for similar accommodation in the same vicinity.

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 4.

TABLE 5
HOUSING PROVIDERS TO WHOM SERVICES MUST BE PROVIDED IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH (SECTION 7)

Item

Service Manager

Housing providers

1.

City of Greater Sudbury

La Ruche de Coniston (Ontario Corporation number 423674)

2.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Longueuil/L’Orignal Housing Corp. (Ontario Corporation number 524519)

3.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Centre D’Accueil Roger Séguin (Ontario Corporation number 258201)

4.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Maison Interlude House Inc. (Ontario Corporation number 565064)

5.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Habitations Suprêmes North Bay Inc. (Ontario Corporation number 513431)

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 5.

TABLE 6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS FOR THE PURPOSES OF CLAUSE 11 (1) (A) OF THE ACT (SECTION 8)

Item

Service Manager

Part of service area

Household income limits for the purposes of subsection 11 (1) of the Act

     

Bachelor unit

1-bedroom unit

2-bedroom unit

3-bedroom unit

4-bedroom unit or larger

1.

Regional Municipality of Peel

Whole service area

$26,500

$32,500

$38,500

$44,000

$53,000

2.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Whole service area except as set out in item 3

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

3.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Wellesley Township, Wilmont Township

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

4.

County of Lambton

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

5.

City of Kingston

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

6.

Regional Municipality of York

Whole service area

$26,500

$32,500

$38,500

$44,000

$53,000

7.

Algoma District Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

8.

City of Hamilton

Whole service area

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

9.

County of Grey

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

10.

County of Oxford

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

11.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except Papineau-Cameron Township

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

12.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Papineau-Cameron Township

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

13.

City of Brantford

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

14.

County of Bruce

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

15.

County of Dufferin

Town of Mono, Orangeville

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

16.

County of Dufferin

Whole service area except as set out in item 15

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

17.

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

18.

County of Lennox and Addington

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

19.

City of Windsor

Town of Amherstburg, Town of Essex, Town of Lakeshore, LaSalle, Town of Tecumseh, Windsor

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

20.

City of Windsor

Whole service area except as set out in item 19

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

21.

Kenora District Services Board

Lake of the Woods Township, Morson, Sioux Narrows Township

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

22.

Kenora District Services Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 21

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

23.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

Capple, Dawson Township, Morley

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

24.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 23

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

25.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

Conmee, Gillies, Neebing Township, O’Connor, Oliver-Paipoonge Township, Shuniah, City of Thunder Bay

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

26.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 25

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

27.

Regional Municipality of Durham

Ajax, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Uxbridge, Whitby

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

28.

Regional Municipality of Durham

Whole service area except as set out in item 27

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

29.

District Municipality of Muskoka

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

30.

City of London

Belmont, Middlesex Centre Township, London, Thames Centre

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

31.

City of London

Whole service area except as set out in item 30

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

32.

Norfolk County

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

33.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Clarence-Rockland, Russell Township

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

34.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Whole service area except as set out in item 33

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

35.

County of Wellington

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

36.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

Moosonee

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

37.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area except as set out in item 36

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

38.

Manitoulin- Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

39.

Regional Municipality of Halton

Whole service area

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

40.

City of Cornwall

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

41.

County of Hastings

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

42.

County of Huron

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

43.

County of Lanark

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

44.

City of Peterborough

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

45.

City of St. Thomas

Port Stanley, Southwold Township, St. Thomas, Yarmouth Township

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

46.

City of St. Thomas

Whole service area except as set out in item 45

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

47.

District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

48.

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

Whole service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

49.

City of Kawartha Lakes

Whole of service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

50.

County of Northumberland

Whole of service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

51.

County of Simcoe

Bradford West Gwillimbury Town, New Tecumseth Town

$26,500

$32,500

$38,500

$44,000

$53,000

52.

County of Simcoe

Whole of service area except as set out in item 51

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

53.

City of Ottawa

Whole of service area

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

54.

County of Renfrew

Whole of service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

55.

City of Greater Sudbury

Whole of service area

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

56.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

Cobalt, Dymond Twp., Haileybury, Harris Twp., Hudson Twp., New Liskeard

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

57.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

Whole of service area except as set out in item 56

$23,500

$30,500

$33,500

$39,000

$42,000

58.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

West Lincoln Twp.

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

59.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

Whole of service area except as set out in item 58

$19,500

$24,500

$30,000

$36,500

$40,000

60.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Whole of service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

61.

City of Stratford

Whole of service area

$18,500

$23,000

$27,500

$32,500

$36,500

62

City of Toronto

Whole of service area

$26,500

$32,500

$38,500

$44,000

$53,000

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 6; O. Reg. 407/01, s. 4; O. Reg. 454/01, s. 3; O. Reg. 87/02, s. 3; O. Reg. 183/02, s. 1.

TABLE 7
VARIOUS SERVICE LEVELS (SECTION 8)

Item

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

 

Service Manager

Number of Households whose income is no greater than the Household Income Limit

Number of High Need Households

Number of Modified Units

1.

City of Toronto

73,282

31,329

1,573

Note: On October 1, 2005, item 1 is revoked and the following substituted:

1.

City of Toronto

73,346

31,329

1,573

See: O. Reg. 517/05, ss. 1, 2.

2.

Regional Municipality of Durham

4,446

2,109

237

3.

Norfolk County

656

385

20

4.

Regional Municipality of Halton

2,953

1,638

205

5.

City of Hamilton

8,956

5,149

326

6.

Regional Municipality of Niagara

5,471

2,973

232

7.

City of Ottawa

16,502

9,559

602

8.

Regional Municipality of Peel

8,424

3,506

412

9.

City of Greater Sudbury

3,603

2,151

155

10.

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

5,796

3,109

345

11.

Regional Municipality of York

3,988

1,757

326

12.

District Municipality of Muskoka

476

270

21

13.

City of Brantford

1, 645

963

61

14.

County of Bruce

601

380

22

15.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

1,365

747

63

16.

County of Dufferin

456

255

19

17.

City of St. Thomas

946

517

39

18.

City of Windsor

5,726

3,381

175

19.

City of Kingston

2,003

1,368

74

20.

County of Grey

1,210

778

52

21.

County of Hastings

1,980

1,197

55

22.

County of Huron

529

352

15

23.

County of Lambton

1,075

683

66

24.

County of Lanark

771

376

31

25.

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

987

640

18

26.

County of Lennox and Addington

497

348

12

27.

City of London

5,939

3,380

289

28.

County of Northumberland

677

377

22

29.

County of Oxford

1,020

605

22

30.

City of Stratford

993

648

40

31.

City of Peterborough

1,569

944

63

32.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

682

390

44

33.

County of Renfrew

1,275

837

28

34.

County of Simcoe

2,801

1,442

111

35.

City of Cornwall

1,843

1,172

136

36.

City of Kawartha Lakes

871

522

32

37.

County of Wellington

2,342

1,320

149

38.

Algoma District Services Administration Board

464

308

10

39.

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

1,869

1,102

71

40.

District of Cochrane Social Services Administration Board

1,959

1,264

92

41.

Kenora District Services Board

867

562

56

42.

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Social Services Administration Board

323

186

14

43.

District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

1,522

807

56

44.

District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

278

129

5

45.

District of Rainy River Social Services Administration Board

438

264

18

46.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

3,563

1,987

283

Note: On October 1, 2005, item 46 is revoked and the following substituted:

46.

District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

3,601

1,987

263

See: O. Reg. 517/05, ss. 1, 2.

47.

District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

589

241

11

O. Reg. 368/01, Table 7; O. Reg. 407/01, s. 5; O. Reg. 454/01, s. 4; O. Reg. 87/02, s. 4; O. Reg. 183/02, s. 2; O. Reg. 327/02, s. 1; O. Reg. 147/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 308/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 28/04, s. 2; O. Reg. 343/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 155/05, s. 2.