Municipal Service Centres are closed and Municipal Transit hours and routes have been reduced. 

If you pay rent electronically through automatic banking withdrawal, or have rent directly paid by a social service agency, your rent payment will occur as usual.

If you live in a building with an onsite Building Attendant and a mail-drop box, please place cheque payments in the mail-drop box. Please DO NOT leave cash payments in the mail-drop box. Remember, if you must speak with your Building Attendant, please use the telephone or entryway buzzer system.

Cheques can also be placed in mail-drop slots (located at the front entrance) of your nearest Municipal Service Centre locations at: 
  • Blenheim: 35 Talbot St W, Blenheim ON N0P 1A0
  • Dresden: 485 St. George Street, Dresden ON N0P 1M0
  • Ridgetown: 45 Main Street East, Ridgetown ON N0P 2C0
  • Tilbury: 17 Superior Street, Tilbury ON N0P 2L0
  • Wallaceburg: 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg ON N8A 2V3
Please DO NOT leave cash payments in mail-drop boxes.

You can also mail a personal or certified cheque to: Chatham-Kent Housing Services, P.O Box 1296, 435 Grand Ave W, Chatham ON N7M 5R9. Please, DO NOT mail cash.

If you choose to pay rent in person, using debit, cheque or cash, you have two location options:
1. Attend the main Housing Services office (Centre for Community Human Services, 435 Grand Ave W, Chatham, Ontario) between the hours of Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. 
2. Call 519-360-1998 to make an appointment before attending the Chatham Civic Centre (315 King St W, Chatham, Ontario). Note: you must call and make an appointment BEFORE you attend the 315 King St. location.

All visitors to both locations are being screened for COVID-19. Strict cleaning practices and social distancing measures are in place to protect staff and visitors.  

If you have transportation or health concerns that will affect your ability to pay your rent, or, would like to register for electronic rent payment, please contact our office immediately at 519-351-8573 or email us at 

Thank you
Chatham-Kent Housing Services