If you are without a home, struggling to pay your heating costs, mortgage or rent – talk to us – we may be able to help.
You may qualify for the Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP). Through this program, you may qualify for assistance with costs such as:
You may also be eligible if you’re facing eviction, fleeing from family violence, have been discharged from an institution or are relocating due to employment.
To see if you qualify for HPP benefits, a means test, which includes your income, assets and monthly expenses is required.
If you are on ODSP, please contact your case worker.
If you are not on Social Assistance and would like to apply for HPP funding, please call
705-474-2151 EXT 45588
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
200 McIntyre Street East,
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
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 email@example.com, by fax: 705-472-4171 or in person.
Not all projects are a part of Housing Access Nipissing. The housing providers listed here must be contacted directly.
These are generally market rent units, however some providers do offer rent-geared-to-income units and each provider may have their own application criteria. After applying, be sure to notify the housing provider of any changes to your personal information.
East Ferris Senior’s Villa (705-474-4250, Ext. 226) – seniors
The Nipissing District - Homeownership Program provides down payment assistance to eligible households through federal/provincial funding.
The Nipissing District - Ontario Renovates Program provides forgivable loan assistance to low and moderate income households to assist them in performing eligible major repairs, renovations and accessibility modifications to their homes.