Total number of units are scattered throughout the City of Thunder Bay is 239 and consist of 119 – 3 bedroom units, 70 – 2 bedroom units, 26 – 4 bedroom units, 3 – 5 bedroom and 3 – 6 bedroom units. In addition, we have 18 – 1 bedroom units specifically for Elders, 16 of which are located on Gibbon Street.
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Under this section, the Corporation owns six (6) units and rents are subsidized by the Thunder Bay District Housing Corporation. Both Corporations’ administers this program; occupants are submitted by Thunder Bay District Housing Corporation and the Housing Program makes the selection. Thunder Bay District Housing Corporation establishes the rent charge, based on a percentage of the families’ gross monthly income. In this section, tenants are responsible to pay for all utilities i.e. gas, water and electricity.
This section contains twenty-five (25) units and is operated under a Tripartite Agreement between the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Native People of Thunder Bay Development Corporation. Rent is calculated using 30% of the total household gross income. An additional amount is added to the calculation, as all utilities are included.
SECTION 95 (formerly known as 56.1)
Under this section, an operating agreement was signed with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation under the Urban Native Housing Program as the Corporation purchased each unit (192). The purpose of the Urban Native Housing Program is to help low income Native households living in an urban area, obtain suitable and affordable housing. Rents are calculated by using 25% of the households’ total monthly gross income and again because the utilities are included, an additional surcharge is applied to help offset costs.
SECTION 95 (56.1) GOLDEN AGE HAVEN
Golden Age Haven is our Seniors Complex located on Gibbon Street and was purchased in 1985. The buildings are comprised of two (2) rows of eight (8) units each. This building is strictly for seniors and rents are calculated based on 25% of the monthly gross income and again, as all utilities are included, an additional charge is added. Each unit has it’s own storage shed and there is also laundry facilities available. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation subsidize these units.