Social Housing
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Social Housing

Social Housing unitSocial Housing refers to rental housing developed with the assistance of government and subsidized by Municipal and Federal government for people with low to moderate incomes or people with special needs who can live, with support, in the community. 
The Housing Services unit is responsible for administering Social Housing Program requirements and funding for 8750 units including over forty social housing providers in Windsor and Essex County.

As the Service Manager for Social Housing, Housing Services has an active role in:

  • Ensuring compliance by Social Housing Providers with Operating Agreements, legislation, program regulations and policies
  • Promoting and encouraging a sustainable, well-managed social housing stock for Windsor and Essex County
  • On-going social housing Policy development
  • On-going review and research in development opportunities to create new supply of affordable housing for the community
  • Ensuring the integrity of the affordable housing stock for the community
  • Assisting Providers in achieving their mandates and business practices
  • Providing financial stewardship

If you are seeking information regarding tenant and landlord rights and other related information, please contact:

  1. Landlord and Tenant Board or call 1-888-332-3234
  2. Ontario Human Rights Commission or call 1-800-387-9080
  3. Canadian Human Rights Commission or call 1-888-214-1090
  4. Pro Bono Ontario or call 1-855-255-7256
  5. Legal Assistance of Windsor or call 519-256-7831
  6. Bilingual Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique bilingue or call 519-253-3526

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

Phone:  For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquires, call 519-255-5200 ext. 6240.
Fax:  519-256-7107