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The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

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Social Housing Department

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.

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 - at this time, all funding for this program has been allocated. The program will re-open April 2019. Applications will be available a month before (March 2019).
  • Renovate Lanark - The program is full for 2019.  Watch for new funding anticipated in April 2020!
  • Minor Home Repair
  • Rent Support Program  - this program is now closed. No new applications will be accepted.
  • Housing Allowance Program - this program is now closed.
  • Housing Options Program
  • Domiciliary Hostels 
  • Housing Help 
  • Homemakers

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
52 Abbott Street North, Unit 4
Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 1W3

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