A person’s quality of life is highly improved when they have safe and affordable housing. This is a key determinant of an individual’s overall health.
Whether a person requires a place to call home or requires financial assistance to remain in their current rental accommodation, we have programs that may suit your needs.
These are RGI units dispersed within the Algoma District owned and operated by community based organizations. Communities with Non-Profit units are: White River, Wawa, Richard’s Landing, Thessalon, Blind River and Elliot Lake.
Affordable Housing Program:
There are 30 units within the Algoma District (10 apartments in Echo Bay, 10 Apartments in Dubreuilville and 10 semi-detached homes in Elliot Lake) owned by ADSAB which offer fordable market rents.
ADSAB owns and manages 264 rent-geared-to-income (RGI) units in 10 municipalities within the Algoma District. RGI means that monthly rent is determined by a calculating 30% of the household’s total monthly gross income.
Direct Shelter/Strong Communities Rent Supplement Program:
This program offers eligible applicants RGI subsidy while residing in a privately owned rental unit. ADSAB pays a monthly shelter subsidy amount to the landlord. Funding is limited.
Commercial Rent Supplement Program:
30 RGI units are owned and managed by private landlords. These landlords have the landlord/tenant relationship while ADSAB has the rental subsidy relationship with the landlord.
AH Rent Supplement:
This is a top-up program where eligible applicants receive a monthly payment to assist with their rent. Funding is limited.
**NOTE: all housing programs delivered by ADSAB may have a waitlist managed in chronological date order.