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) Homeownership Program
Allocation is OPEN
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Ontario Renovates 2020/2022 Homeownership Program component aims to assist low to moderate income off-reserve Indigenous renter households to purchase affordable homes by providing down payment and closing cost assistance in the form of a forgivable loan. Funding is provided as a down payment and closing cost assistance loan for eligible purchasers. Assistance is forgiven in full after 20 years (see our FAQ document for terms of forgiveness).
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Ontario Renovates 2020/2022 Home Repair Program
Allocation is OPEN
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Ontario Renovates 2020/2022 Home Repair Program is a forgivable loan program that will assist low to moderate income Indigenous off-reserve homeowner households to repair their primary and sole residence to bring them to acceptable standards while improving the energy efficiency of the unit. Eligible repairs and funding (to a maximum of $25,000) will be determined on a case-by-case basis considering overall program priorities.
Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI)
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Allocation is CLOSED
Closed December 3, 2019
This RFP consists of a Rental Housing Component (Capital Funding) and a Rent Supplement Component. 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 the following outcomes and measures of success:
• Increased supply and appropriate mix of affordable and adequate housing
• People have improved access to affordable housing and supports that meet their needs to achieve housing stability
• Improved efficiency of the community housing system to ensure value for money and long-term sustainability
Indigenous Supportive Housing Program
Request for Proposals is CLOSED
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.