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Who Can Apply

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

City of Hamilton Housing
   

Housing Application Checklist

It is important to tell us of any changes in your household size, address and phone number. Your application will be cancelled if we are unable to contact you. You will have one year to reactivate your application, after which time you will be required to reapply and your name will be placed at the bottom of the waiting list.

Use this checklist to make sure that you have attached all the required documents. If any required documents are missing, we will advise you in writing that your application is incomplete without placing you on the waiting list.

Status in Canada
You must attach photocopies of related documentation for each member of your household. Photocopying of these documents will be available at Access To Housing free of charge.

Proof of Age
Attach a copy of the applicant's birth certificate to prove that he or she is 16 or older. Photocopying of these documents will be available at Access To Housing free of charge.

Arrears
If anyone in your household owes money to an Ontario housing provider, attach confirmation that the household member has entered into an agreement with the Housing Provider for the repayment of the arrears

Custody Agreements
If you have asked for an additional bedroom because a member of your household has a legal custody agreement or visiting rights involving overnight stays, you must supply a copy of the agreement

Proof of Disability
If you have asked for an additional bedroom because of a disability in your household you must attach a detailed explanation (Additional medical verification may be required later.