Grey County.

Site: Owen Sound

Service: Housing

Record #: GBA2392
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2022


Description (Service) Administers rent geared to income (RGI) housing - Rental amounts calculated on a scale that is geared to gross household income. Waiting lists are based on date of application. Victims of domestic violence are eligible for special priority status which allows applicants to be granted priority on RGI waiting lists.

Call for a complete list of buildings throughout the county that are administered by Grey County Housing. Participates in a coordinated access system with non-profits in Grey County.

Other programs include:
  • Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) Program (depends on availability of funds)
  • Homeownership Program - loans a mortgage down payment to low income renters purchasing a new or resale home
  • Ontario Renovates - will assist with home repairs, modifications and adaptations * Forgivable loans of up to $15,000 are provided for eligible repairs and secured with a promissory note
  • Administers Sustainable Housing Benefits (SHB) - offers financial assistance to obtain or retain housing to qualified applicants

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Call or visit website for criteria specific to program.
Application Application form
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Grey County Administration Building
595 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E3
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Intersection 6th St and 9th Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-5744
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-4739
After Hours Phone Emergency service after hours: Call main number, will hear prompt for emergency service.
Fax 519-376-0445
Primary Contact Josh Gibson, Housing Programs Manager; Phone: ext 1216; Email:
Alternate Contact Anne Marie Shaw, Director of Housing; Email:

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