Table of Contents

Who Can Apply

How To Apply
      Access To Housing
      Application Checklist
      Application Tips
      Wait Times
      Rent Payment Options

Student Housing

City of Hamilton Housing

Application Forms

Download, print and complete these forms:

Application for Housing (pdf)
Building Selection Form (pdf)
Guidelines for Applying for Subsidized Housing (pdf)
Access to Housing Map - Geographic Areas (pdf)

Complete all sections of the application. Attach all of the documents required.  If any required documents are missing we will advise you in writing that your application is incomplete without placing you on the waiting list.

Fill out your Building Selection Form using the Building Profile Manual located at the Access to Housing Office select where you want to live.

Mail, fax, or deliver in person all of the required information to:

Access to Housing
499 King Street East,
Hamilton, ON L8E 1E1
Phone: 905-524-2228
Fax: 905-524-1199

Business Hours:
Monday to Thursday -  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday -  8:30 am to 4:30 pm

You are encouraged to apply in person at the Access to Housing office, however, forms are also available through all non-profit housing providers and the following offices:

Housing Help Centre
210 Napier Street
Hamilton, ON L8R 1S7

CityHousing Hamilton
181 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4R8

If you need any assistance in completing this application, please contact:

Access to Housing
499 King Street East,
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 1E1

Telephone: 905-524-2228
Fax: 905-524-1199

 Permission to Gather Information
Access to Housing has permission to gather the personal information we ask for in this application under the Social Housing Reform Act, S.O. 2000, c.44, s. 62(2) and 68(2). We will use the information to determine your eligibility for subsidized housing and to compile statistics. We will not identify you in the statistics.