Units must be affordable for our tenants, which is why we provide a variety of housing options that suit individual and family needs along the housing continuum starting at rent geared-to-income units and currently ending with assisted homeownership and home repair assistance. Rents are set at rates ranging from 25 percent of gross income (core need) to 80 percent of market (affordable).
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI)
~Request for Proposal (RFP) ~
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services is pleased to announce the release of the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Request for Proposal (RFP).
Ontario’s Community Housing Renewal Strategy is a multi-year plan to stabilize and grow Ontario’s community housing sector, with the aim of achieving multiple outcomes and measures of success.
The deadline to submit the OPHI RFP is August 23, 2019
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative
Homeownership Program and Home Repair Program
Details about this new initiative will be posted soon. Please check back for application information.
Indigenous Supportive Housing Program
The Indigenous Supportive Housing Program (ISHP) is a component of the Supportive Housing Investment, which was developed by the Ministry of Housing. The ISHP is specifically designed to be administered by Indigenous organizations for Indigenous people in need of housing and support services.
Request for Proposals is ~Open May 16, 2019~ Closing July 31, 2019.
The Rural and Native Housing Program
The Rural and Native Housing (RNH) Program provides rent geared-to-income housing to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people considered to be in CORE housing need in areas in Ontario with a population of 2,500 or less. Homes are located in rural locations outside of the city limits and the majority are 3-bedroom bungalows equipped with a fridge and stove. Apply Now!
Urban Native Housing Program
The Urban Native Housing Program developed by Canada Mortgage and Housing Program was made available to First Nation, Métis and Inuit people that met provided income guidelines. This provided Aboriginal people 100% capital funding and a fixed long-term mortgage interest rate. The program was devolved to service managers and District Social Services Administration Boards with the Federal Operating Agreements intact. Individual subsidy agreements were for a 35 year term, expiring between 2024 and 2029. OAHS has acquired some of these homes under their portfolio. Apply Now!