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How do I apply for social housing?A photo of 29 Thomas Ave., Wallaceburg. A CKHS building with 22 units.

To apply for social housing in Chatham-Kent, you must:

  1. Complete and sign the application form
  2. Return the completed application form to CKHS with all of the required information

For a copy of the application:

  • Download and print a copy
  • Call CKHS to have an application mailed to you
  • Visit the CKHS office during regular office hours: Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Go to a municipal centre, or a social housing provider to pick up an application

If your application is approved, you will be placed on our waiting list. When a unit becomes available, you will be notified.

Remember, to avoid a delay or cancellation…

* Be sure your application is complete and signed. * Anyone 16 years or older who earns an income must sign the application. If not, the application will be returned.

Include copies of:

  • Birth certificates
  • Proof of Canadian citizenships
  • Income & investment statements
  • Bank information (statements for the past 3 months showing activity and bank account numbers)
  • Life insurance policies
  • Real estate information (ex. real estate listing, mortgage papers, deed to home)
  • Support and custody paperwork

Has the information on your application changed?

To avoid cancellation, you must report changes within 10 business days to CKHS. Examples of changes to report:

  • Address change
  • Telephone # change
  • Family status change (# of people on your application)
  • Income change


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Contact Information
Housing Services Division
435 Grand Ave W, Box #1296
Chatham ON N7M 5R9
Phone:
519.351.8573, press 3
Fax:
519.351.6404
Contact Information
 
Housing Services Division
435 Grand Ave W, Box #1296
Chatham ON N7M 5R9
Phone:
519.351.8573, press 3
Fax:
519.351.6404
Contact Information
Housing Services Division
435 Grand Ave W, Box #1296
Chatham ON N7M 5R9
Phone:
519.351.8573, press 3
Fax:
519.351.6404
Contact Information
Housing Services Division
435 Grand Ave W, Box #1296
Chatham ON N7M 5R9
Phone:
519.351.8573, press 3
Fax:
519.351.6404


Last updated:
Monday, June 18, 2012
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