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Rent Information

How To Pay Your Rent

You may pay your rent weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, provided your rent is paid on or before the first day of each month. For your convenience, Slovak Village offers:

  • A rent mailbox at Slovak Village: Box # 114, in which rent cheques (no cash) can be left.
  • Payments may be made at the Housing Office located at 220 Colborne Street by Bank (Debit) Card, cash, cheque, money order, or post dated cheques.

Types of Rent

  • Market Rent – a fixed rent charge (which may increase annually)
  • Rent Geared-To-Income Rent – (which changes with income, source of income or household occupants)
  • Social Assistance Rent Scale – is based on the number of persons in the household in receipt of social assistance benefits

Market Rent – Slovak Village market rent is roughly the same as most private landlords. Market rents normally increase once a year on the anniversary date of your tenancy.

Rent Geared-To-Income – Residents paying rent-geared-to-income will pay according to a set criteria established by the Social Housing Reform Act. Contact your Property Management Clerk or Property Manager for more information.

How to Apply for Rent Geared-To-Income

If you are a resident paying market rent and want to apply for rent geared-to-income assistance, please contact Brantford Access to Housing (BATH) at (519) 759-3330 for an application package or access our online application.

Who is Eligible for Social Housing Assistance?

  • Applicants must be age 16 years or older and a permanent legal resident of Canada, a refugee claimant, or having made an application for status as a permanent resident
  • Applicants must be able to live independently, either with or without support of community services
  • Applicants who don’t owe money to another Social Housing Provider (unless they have a satisfactory repayment agreement in good standing)

Forms

The following forms are made available for your convenience.
Please download the necessary form and print.

Completed forms can be submitted directly to the superintendent.

APPLICATION FORMS

Brant Access to Housing – Applicant Information Guide

Rent-Geared-to Income Application Form

Market Rent Application Form

MOVE IN FORMS

Move In Inspection Form

Vehicle Parking Authorization

Housing Pets – Requirements

TENANT INFORMATION

New Tenant Information

Landlord Rights and Responsibilities

Tenant’s Notice to End the Tenancy