If you are without a home, struggling to pay your heating costs, mortgage or rent – talk to us – we may be able to help.
If you are on ODSP, please contact your case worker.
You may also be eligible if you’re facing eviction, fleeing from family violence, have been discharged from an institution or are relocation due to employment.
To see if you qualify for CHPI benefits, a means test, which includes your income, assets and monthly expenses is required.
If you are not on Social Assistance and would like to apply for CHPI funding, please call 705.474.1923 to complete a telephone application.
The DNSSAB administers funding for various housing projects throughout the Nipissing District. These projects may include rent-geared-to-income units, market rent units, or a mix of both. Some housing providers manage their own waitlists and some are managed directly by the DNSSAB.
To maximize your chances of obtaining housing:
The DNSSAB is a centralized application centre for many of our providers. (See Step 2 for our other providers).
Please be advised that there are waiting lists and that subsidized households must meet all eligibility rules as listed in Part 3 of the Ontario Regulation 298/01 of the Housing Services Act, 2011.
District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board
133 Main Street West (Suite 200, Second Floor)
P.O. Box 480
North Bay, ON P1B 8J1
To apply for rent-geared-to-income and/or market housing please download and complete the form below, pick one up in person or request the form to be sent to you by calling 705.472.2826.
On the application form, choose every project for which you qualify and you are interested in. There is one application for both market rent units and rent-geared-to-income units. Be sure to complete the periodic information updates as required.
You can submit the completed form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax: 705.472.4171 or in person.
Not all projects are a part of Housing Access Nipissing. The housing providers listed below must be contacted directly.
These are generally market rent units, however some providers do offer rent-geared-to-income units. Each provider may have their own application criteria. After applying, be sure to notify the housing provider of any changes to your personal information.
Click the location of interest to the right for contact details.