Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services

Site: Head Office - Sault Ste Marie

Service: Urban Native Housing Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides Aboriginal people 100% capital funding and a fixed long-term mortgage interest rate; program developed originally by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) 
  • CMHC devolved the program to service managers and District Social Services Administration Boards with some of the individual subsidy agreements that had been signed for a 35-year term being acquired into the Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) portfolio 
  • Expiration of the mortgages will be between the years 2024 and 2029
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario ; Services are not available in every community-call Head Office for clarification
Boundaries Excludes the Greater Toronto area (GTA)
Eligibility Aboriginal people who self-identify as urban or rural First Nation (status or non-status), Inuit or M├ętis individuals
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-1876
Toll Free Phone 1-866-391-1061
Fax 705-256-2671
E-Mail kbenford@oahssc.ca
Website www.ontarioaboriginalhousing.ca
Primary Contact Karen Benford, Administrative Assistant, Programs Delivery; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 318
Alternate Contact Larry Bellerose, Housing Services and RNH Manager; Phone: 705-256-1876 ext 330; Email: lbellerose@oahssc.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 500 Bay St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1X5
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Intersection Bay St and Spring St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Housing