Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Contact front desk to have your call directed 
  • Head office located in Thessalon
Description (Service) Assists residents to obtain and maintain safe and affordable housing 
Programs offered include:
Rent Geared to Income (RGI) 
  • Rent amounts are determined by calculating 30% of a household's gross monthly income 
  • Tenants pay a calculated rent amount to the landlord while ADSAB subsidizes the difference of the cost to the landlord 
  • Subsidized housing is offered by 3 types of housing providers:
    Non-Profit Housing 
    • Units are owned and managed by a community based organization
    Public Housing 
    • Units are owned and operated by the Algoma District Administration Board
    Rent Supplement Housing 
    • Units are owned and managed by private market landlords
Direct Shelter Subsidy 
  • Offers eligible applicants a Rent-Geared-to-Income subsidy while living in privately owned buildings 
  • ADSAB pays a shelter subsidy amount directly to the landlord while the tenant is responsible to pay the remaining rent amount to the landlord 
  • Availability of government funds for this program is limited
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:45 pm
Areas Served Dubreuilville ; Hornepayne ; Wawa ; White River
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Rent Geared to Income Housing and Direct Shelter Subsidy 
  • Individuals and families with low to moderate incomes
Application Applications are available at your local ADSAB office or on the ADSAB website; print, sign and return by fax, mail or in person
Rent Geared to Income  
  • The applicant will be contacted once a unit is available 
  • An RGI Interview will be scheduled if the applicant accepts the available unit offer, and a letter will be sent stating the date, time and location of the RGI Interview, along with a list of required documentation
Direct Shelter Subsidy  
  • A letter will be sent confirming the receipt of the application once received 
  • If deemed eligible, the applicant will be placed on the DSS Wait List for funding 
  • The applicant will be contacted once subsidy funds become available in order to schedule an in-person interview
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Rent
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Contact Information
Office Phone 705-856-2303
Toll Free Phone 1-866-847-9953
Fax 705-856-1644
Located In Community Wawa
Address 50 Broadway Ave
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
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Intersection Broadway Ave and Gold St
Mailing Address PO Box 420 
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Housing