The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) provides a wide variety of affordable housing programs in partnership with the provincial and federal governments including:
- Forgivable loans for homeowners to repair their homes, bring them up to health and safety standards, and improve accessibility for persons with disabilities;
- Capital funding to develop rental at affordable rates;
- Capital funding for essential repairs and renovations that improve the health and safety of residents living in social housing;
- Rent supplements;
- Grants to assist households who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with rent and utility arrears.
Affordable housing programs are funded through Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI), a Canada-Ontario partnership to expand the availability of Affordable Housing.
To learn more about this program please see the OPHI Guidelines available below.