York Region

Site: Newmarket - Gorham Street

Service: Housing York Inc

Record Details
Former Name Region of York Housing Corporation ; York Regional Housing Authority
Office Phone 905-898-1007
Toll Free Phone 1-877-464-9675 ext 72700
Crisis Phone After-Hours Emergency Maintenance: 1-866-308-2226
E-Mail housingyorkrentals@york.ca
Website www.york.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) Manages non-profit rent geared-to-income and market rent (not subsidized) housing units in buildings throughout York Region, owned and operated by the Region of York, for families, seniors and people with disabilities * for complete information about social housing units, visit www.york.ca > Services > Housing 
Types of Social Housing: 
Co-operative Housing  
These communities offer both rent-geared-to-income and market rent housing * living in a co-operative means that you are a member of the corporation that owns and manages the housing community * if you are interested in living in a co-operative, you must attend an information session * most co-operatives also require you to attend an interview with their membership committee before offering you housing * co-operative members are expected to participate in the operation of their community though committee work or other activities 
Non-Profit Housing  
A mix of rent-geared-to-income housing and market rent housing * these housing communities are owned and operated by community-based organizations * some non-profit housing communities are just for seniors, other housing communities are for families and singles 
Housing York Inc. (HYI)  
York Region's housing company owns and operates rent-geared-to-income and market rent housing units across York Region 
Rent Supplement (Landlords) York Region has rent supplement agreements with a number of private landlords * rent supplement tenants pay rent geared-to-income (RGI) in regular rental apartments * the Region pays the landlord the difference between the tenant's RGI rent and the market rent for the unit
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Everyone who lives with you must be a legal resident of Canada or a refugee claimant * at least one person in your household must be 16 years of age or older * no one in your household can owe money to a social housing provider (unless you are currently repaying the money) * no one in your household can be under a deportation, departure or exclusion order * you must be able to live independently with or without support services * you must arrange for any support services that you need
Application Call for information * apply to join wait list * fill out an application form (PDF) from website * Special Priority policy for victims of domestic violence who need emergency access to affordable housing to leave an abusive relationship
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Market and subsidized rental rates
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1091 Gorham St, Unit 104
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8X7
Intersection North east corner of Leslie and Gorham Sts
Mailing Address 1091 Gorham St, Unit 104 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8X7
Physical Access Unknown
Service Categories Housing Search and Information ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing ; Market Rate Rental Housing ; Rent Rebate/Tax Credit Information ; Residential Placement Services for People with Disabilities ; Senior Housing Information and Referral


The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database are committed to provide a database that is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, we are unable to assume any liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality, nor does it mean we endorse or do not endorse the program or service. Please read the Inclusion Policy for further details. Please contact York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database to report concerns or to make suggestions.

York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database focuses on records located in and serving the northern portion of York Region, but also maintains select resources beyond our borders which also support the residents of our respective municipalities.

Information Copyright

The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database hold the intellectual property rights for the information on this site. You may display it on your computer and print or download this information for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only. You must credit the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database as the source on each copy of any information that originates from this site. The York Info Community Information & Volunteer Centre forbids any bulk downloading, or use of the database for any mass mailings, or other such usage. Please contact us for permission to use the information for any purpose other than those outlined here.

Other Community Information Sites available Online

211 Toronto/Community Information Toronto
211 Simcoe County
Brant Community Information Network
Community Information Partners Peel
Community Link North Simcoe
Information Durham
Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough & Victoria Counties
Haldimand & Norfolk
Halton Community Services Database
Information Cambridge/North Dumfries
Information Niagara
Information Sarnia-Lambton
Thunder Bay District
Volunteer and Information Kingston
Wellington County & Guelph