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Ottawa Community Housing Corporation

Record #: 68970014 |  Last Full Update: 19 Apr 2024

Description and Services
Description (Service) Offers social and affordable housing for people with low and moderate incomes and collaborates with partners to foster safe and healthy communities.
  • Rentals include townhomes, apartments, rooming houses, seniors-only apartment buildings, family high-rise buildings and row-house communities. Homes/apartments are available on a rent-geared-to-income (RGI) basis, below market rent and average market rent.
  • Is exempt from certain portions of the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act due to status as a social housing provider.
  • Corporation of the City of Ottawa
  • Since 2014, OCHC has municipal tax exemption from the City of Ottawa
  • All housing rentals are non-smoking as of 2014 - new tenants must adhere to the no-smoking policy included in their lease; tenants who moved in prior to 2014 are allowed to smoke in their homes until they move out or sign a new lease.
  • All Ottawa Community Housing common areas and grounds are fully no smoking.
Community Safety Services:
  • Safety and security needs
  • Suspicious persons on OCH property
  • Noise complaints
  • Tenant neighbour disputes
  • Illegal activity
OCH Offices Open to the Public:
  • Chapel Office (Central): 731 Chapel Cres, Ottawa, K1N 1E1 (please send all paper mail to this location)
  • Bank Office (South): 1365 Bank St, Ottawa, K1H 8K8
OCH Offices Closed to the Public:
  • Head Office: 39 Auriga Drive, Ottawa, K2E 7Y8
  • Murray Office (East): 380 Murray St, Ottawa, K1N 8W1
  • Caldwell Office (West): 1485 Caldwell Ave, Ottawa, K1Z 8M1
  • Ramsey Office (West-Satellite): 1065 Ramsey Cres, Ottawa, K2B 8A1
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Community Safety Services Mon-Sun 24 hours, Call Centre Mon-Sun 24 hours, Ramsey Office Mon-Fri 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility Families, singles, seniors, couples and people with disabilities.
Languages English, French
Application Applications for subsidized housing have to be made to the Social Housing Registry at 613-526-2088 * Applications for market rental units should be made directly to the Chapel Office
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

39 Auriga Dr
Ottawa, ON K2E 7Y8

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-731-1182
Fax 613-731-4463
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