Algoma District Services Administration Board

Site: Elliot Lake - Elizabeth Walk

Service: Housing Services

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Record #: ALG0143 Last Modified: 21 May 2015 Last Full Update: 07 Oct 2013
Description & Services
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.
Service/Program Description
  • 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
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:45pm
Areas ServedElliot Lake
BoundariesJurisdiction 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
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
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesService - Rent ; None - Application
Additional Services at this Site
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:
Located In CommunityElliot Lake
AddressAlgoma District Services Administration Board
2 Elizabeth Walk
Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1Z3
IntersectionElizabeth Walk and Ontario Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(20) Regional Government
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing