Important News and Information

Federal Government: Let's Talk Housing Campaign

As part of the Federal Government's work towards a national housing strategy, the Let's Talk Housing campaign started this summer.  The campaign gives all Canadians an opportunity to share and have an impact on the overall direction of housing in our community, province and country.  There are three ways to share your ideas with the Let's Talk Housing campaign.  You can post your thoughts and comments through the "Share your Ideas" page, you can take a survey or you can upload a written statement.  All feedback needs to be submitted by October 21, 2016.  Follow the link below to learn more and join the conversation.

Investment in Affordable Housing for Ontario

Rent Support

The County of Wellington Rent Support Programme is designed to help address rental affordability for households.  Rental assistance is offered to clients based on depth of subsidy required.  For additional information review guidelines or call Kevin Priestley 519.824.7822 x 4330. 


Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund. 


The Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund was established to provide households with an interest-free loan to assist them in purchasing their own home. The programme will assist eligible applicants with a down payment (up to 10% of the purchase price to a maximum of $20,000.) for the purchase of a home within the geographic area of the County of Wellington or the City of Guelph.

Applications will be accepted on a first come first approved basis, subject to the availabity of funding.

For more information review guidelinesflyer and sample agreement. Interested applicants e-mail Rubina Mian for application.