Regional Housing Support Services

Regional Housing Support Services offers housing related services to members of the community of Simcoe County.

Support is offered to community members at risk of homelessness, experiencing homelessness or experiencing rental and/or utilities arrears.

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Weekly housing listings are available here. Contact a Housing Associate at housingcalls@empowersimcoe.ca or phone (705)739-0485 for a housing help appointment or assistance to apply for funding programs, including the Low-Income Energy Assistance (LEAP), Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) and the Housing Retention Fund.

The RentSmart Certificate course is a housing education workshop for anyone having a difficult time finding or maintaining their housing. RentSmart can help by giving you the skills and knowledge needed to overcome these challenges.

Housing First is an approach that focuses on moving people who are chronically and episodically homeless as rapidly as possible from the street or emergency shelters into permanent housing with supports that vary according to participant need.

If you’re a landlord visit our resource page to find valuable information and answers to frequent questions.

If you’re a tenant visit our resource page to find valuable information and answers to frequent questions.

The Landlord Partnership Program was a campaign to increase housing stock to help recover from the Motel Shelter Model so people don’t return to the streets. This program has now ended, effective March 31st. 

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