Rent geared to income subsidized housing is available in over 1,000 individual and family units located in Atwood, Listowel, Milverton, Mitchell, St. Marys and Stratford.
Rent Supplement and Housing Assistance programs may be available to eligible tenants renting from private landlords or social housing providers, are also provided.
There is a waiting list for most rent- geared- to income or rent subsidized units. It is important to submit your application as soon as possible when you realize you need help.
Rents are calculated in accordance with standards set by the Housing Act.
By Phone: Call 519-271-3773 x 245 or 1-800-669-2948 to speak to a Housing Clerk, who will talk with you about various options, waiting lists, and application procedures.
In Person: Pick up an application form at: 2nd Floor, City Hall Annex, 82 Erie St., Stratford
Online: Our Housing Application and other forms for tenants are available for download below.
If you are applying for Housing, please review the Application form carefully. It includes instructions about how to apply, and outlines the information you need to provide when submitting your application.
Your completed application or form, along with all required documents listed must be delivered in person or by mail to the above address. You can also send by fax to the Housing Division at 519-273-7191.
Questions about your application? Please call 519-271-3773 x 245 or 1-800-669-2948 to speak to a Housing Clerk, who will talk with you about various options, waiting lists, and application procedures.
Market Value Rent: Some market rent units are available in private and co-operative non-profit housing developments throughout the county. These units are rented for amounts similar to private sector units. Applications for market rent units must be made directly with the applicable Housing Provider.
View a list of Social Housing Providers in Stratford and Perth County.
After Hours: If you are a tenant in one of our units, and need to report a problem after-hours please call
The Investment in Affordable Housing Extension (IAH-E) & Social Infrastructure Fund (SIF), Homeownership Program is being delivered by the City of Stratford Housing Division on behalf of the Federal and Provincial governments. The Affordable Home Ownership program provides qualifying individuals and families with a loan up to $10,000 of the purchase price for the down payment on a home. Funding is in the form of a 20-year interest-free loan registered on title.