Utility Charges and Allowances

  • The rent-geared-to-income rent calculation makes provisions for accommodations that include or exclude utilities.  
  • If the accommodation rent does not include these utilities or appliances, an allowance is provided.
  • If the accommodation rent does include utilities, a charge is added to the rent.
  • These allowances and/or charges are based on a utility scale prescribed by the Housing Services Act, 2011, Ontario Regulation 298/01, tables 6 through 10 inclusive, and may be subject to change periodically.

Housing and Children's Services
P.O. Box 428, Station A
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6L7

Phone:  For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquiries, call 519-255-5200 ext. 6240.
Fax:  519-256-7107
Email:  sshousing@citywindsor.ca