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Board Members

Ginette Larose, President
Gérard Proulx, Vice-President
Donald Gratton, Director
Roger Sigouin, Director
Suzanne Lachance, Director
Janice Newsome, Secretary

RGI Eligibility

You are eligible for subsidy if:

  • Each member of the household is a Canadian citizen, or a landed immigrant, or a refugee claimant;
  • At least one member of the household is 16 years of age or older and is able to live independently with or without support services;
  • No member of the household owes rental arrears to any housing project under any housing program. (Includes market and/or rent-geared-to-income);
  • No deportation, departure or exclusion order has been made against any member of the household;
  • No member of the household has been convicted of an offence under Section 85 of the SHRA or a crime under the Criminal Code of Canada regarding rent-geared-to-income assistance, or found by the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal or a court of law to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income.


  • If you own a permanent residence, you must sell the property within 6 months of moving in;
  • If you are disabled, you must be able to live independently or arrange for your own support;
  • You can prove that your revenue do not allow you to pay maximum rent;
  • You must make a "reasonable effort" to get any income you may quality for, including:
        • Ontario Works
        • Old Age Security (OAS) or the Canada Pension (CPP)
        • Employment Insurance Benefits (EI)
        • Any other income that you may be intitled to

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