Algoma District Services Administration Board

Site: Elliot Lake - Elizabeth Walk

Service: Housing Services, Elliot Lake - Elizabeth Walk

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Record #: ALG0143 Last Modified: 20 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Oct 2013
Description & Services
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:45pm
  • Assists residents to obtain and maintain safe and affordable housing
  • Delivers 8 separate housing programs offering 700 subsidized units

    Programs offered include:

    Housing Registrar
  • Governed by the provincal requirements for Rent Geared to Income subsidized housing
  • Ensures applicant's basic eligibility and maintains subsidiary waiting lists
  • Checks applicants against a Provincal Arrears Database which detects arrears from any housing authority

    Public Housing
  • Manages landlord and property management functions
  • Deals with tenant concerns, social issues, complaints, ongoing rent collection, arrears management and building maintenance

    Rent Supplement
  • Administers agreements with both private landlords and individual clients
  • Provides subsidies to households
  • Acts as an agent to secure specific units for rent geared to income tenants
  • Provides limited funding to clients who have secured their own units

    Non-Profit Housing
  • Provides rent geared to income housing
  • Provides 208 rental units through market rent and rent geared to income subsidies

    Urban Native Non-Profit Housing Corporations
  • Provides Native rent geared to income housing

    Affordable Housing Program
  • A federal, provincial and municipal funded program

    The 3 different components include:

    Rental and Supportive Component
  • Provides 2 new seniors buildings (Echo Bay and Dubreuilville)

    Housing Allowance Program
  • Offers short term funding to assist clients bridge the rent cap for renters in greatest need

    Ontario Renovates Program
  • Public CommentsHead office located in Thessalon

    Please Note: The local phone number is still in operation. Individuals can drop off documents in a drop box located in the Service Ontario building located at 50 Hillside Dr N. Any regular mail sent to the old address will be picked up at the post office.
    EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up

    Non-Profit Housing
  • Rent is based on total family gross income

    Urban Native Non-Profit Housing Corporations
  • One member of the household must be of native status
  • Rent is based on total family gross income
  • ApplicationApply online or print and return by fax, mail or in person

    Public Housing Program
  • Financial documentation required to support application

    Non-Profit Housing
  • Documents are required to support application
  • Applicants are placed on a waiting list chronologically

    Urban Native Non-Profit Housing Corporations
  • Documents are required to support application
  • FeesService - Rent ; None - Application
    Areas ServedElliot Lake
  • Jurisdiction is the territorial district of Algoma, excluding the City of Sault Ste Marie, Prince Township and the 31 unincorporated townships in the Sault North Planning Board area
  • LanguagesEnglish ; French
    Contact Information
    Office Phone705-848-7153
    Primary ContactClient Services Support Worker; Phone: 705-848-7153 ext 300
    Primary ExecutiveKeith Bell, Chief Administrative Officer; Phone: 705-842-3370 ext 247; Fax: 705-842-3747; Email:
    Alternate ExecutiveYolanda Fenerty, Manager, Coordinated Client and Program Services; Phone: 705-848-7153 ext 217; Email:
    AddressAlgoma District Services Administration Board
    2 Elizabeth Walk
    Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1Z3
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    Located In CommunityElliot Lake
    AccessibilityFully Accessible
    IntersectionElizabeth Walk & Ontario Ave
    Other Details
    Additional Services at this Site
    FundingProvincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
    Service Level(20) Regional Government