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Social Housing Department

NEW! Lanark County Housing and Homelessness Community Survey (closing date: May 15th, 2018)

Renovate Lanark update: All funding has been allocated and the program is now closed for 2018.

What can the Social Housing Department Help me With?

The Social Housing Department can help you obtain/maintain housing within Lanark County. We run a variety of programs that can help you. To find out more about a specific program please see the Quick Links bar in that section to find out more. If you have questions about housing options please call and speak with one of our caseworkers.

Attacking Rural Homelessness

Lanark County Social Housing and 20,000 Homes Campaign.

Dr. Stephen Gaetz - Presentation - Part 1
Dr. Stephen Gaetz - Presentation - Part 2
Lanark County Attacking Rural Homelessness Presentation
Rural Homelessness Forum - Media Release

Lanark County Social Housing offers the following programs:

  • Social Housing Registry for Rent Geared to Income (RGI) Housing or commonly referred to as the “wait list”
  • Homeownership Program
  • Renovate Lanark
  • Minor Home Repair
  • Rent Support Program 
  • Housing Allowance Program
  • Housing Options Program
  • LEAP 
  • Domiciliary Hostels 
  • Housing Help 
  • Homemakers

However, our programs are always changing based on available funding.

To apply for Rent Geared to income, click on the application.

Completed applications may be forwarded to or mailed to:

Lanark County – Social Housing
99 Christie Lake Road
Perth, ON K7H 3C6

If you need assistance completing the form, please contact our office.

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