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Apply for New Rental Development Funding

The New Rental Development Program leads to the creation of affordable rental housing units.

Federal and Provincial funding to build affordable rental housing is available through a Request for Proposal (RFP) opportunity in late February 2016.

To obtain a copy of the RFP document click here  and follow the instructions. To view information on the current opportunity you must register first and then download the document, which will be available on February 26, 2016. When you register select the construction category.

There are additional County financial incentives to support the creation of affordable housing.  For projects developed outside of Federal and Provincial funding programs, proponents may apply for a rebate of County Development Charges.

To discuss an application contact the Social Housing department at (705) 725 7215 Ext. 1119 or e-mail your request to iah@simcoe.ca.

Click here for a list of projects developed to date, supported by Federal and Provincial affordable housing funding and/or by County funding.  To live in any of these properties application must be made direct to the projects.

For rental development of secondary/garden suites, please refer to Secondary Suites Program.

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 Information Sessions on the

 Investment in Affordable Housing Program Funding Opportunities

The County partnered with local municipalities in early March, 2016 to hold a series of information sessions for local developers on the rental development funding opportunities available through the Investment in Affordable Housing program.

To view a copy of the presentation provided, please click here.