How to Apply

There are 2 ways to apply for Rent Geared to Income (RGI) housing:

  1. Apply Online (link)
  2. Download RGI Housing Application (PDF)

More information on how to apply can be found in the RGI Application and Special Needs Housing Guide (PDF).

The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) provides decent and affordable housing in safe and secure living environments.

To be considered for Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Housing, a complete RGI Housing Application must be submitted. On the application, applicants are requested to provide information about their total household income, family size and current living situation. A guide is provided for tips on completing your application and for a complete list of documents required to be submitted with your application.


Effective December 18, 2020, the Single, Couples, Family and Special Needs Housing Applications were merged into one TBDSSAB RGI Application Form. The application has been simplified with the addition of symbols and is now available in electronic fillable format for your convenience.

2017: Change in Service to Social Housing Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Application

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