Suite 301, The Fleming Building, 1005 Elgin Street West, Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
Phone: 905-373-4464 or 1-800-850-7882

Housing

Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) Tip Sheets
Link

Moving out early
Link 

Illegal Eviction
Link

When you owe rent
Link 

When your Landlord wants to move in
Link 

Human Rights and Housing
Link 

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) resources
Link 

What tenants needs to know about the law
Link 

Maintenance and Repairs
Link 

Rent Increases
Link 

Care Homes
Link 

Fighting an Eviction
Link 

Your Legal Rights Housing Resources
Link 

Links and Forms

Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB)
Link

LTB Forms
Link 

Residential Tenancies Act
Link 

Housing Services Act *governs social housing*
Link 

Investigation & Enforcement Unit (Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing)
Link 

Electrical Safety Authority
Link 

Local Resources

SHELTERS
 
Transition House
10 Chapel Street
Cobourg, ON K9A 1H9
(905) 377-0378
 
Northumberland Services for Women Shelter
1-800-263-3757
 
Alderville Shelter
RR 4
Alderville, ON K0K 2X0
(905) 352-3708
1-800-388-5171
 
The Salvation Army
(905) 373-9440
1-866-865-0768
 
HOUSING/REPAIRS/ASSISTANCE
 
Habitat for Humanity: Northumberland
A Brush with Kindness
(905) 373-4663
 
Landlord and Tenant Board
1-888-332-3234
 
The Help Centre:
Utilities Intervention Assistance
(905) 372-2646
 
Assertive Community Treatment Team
1-866-373-5633 Ext. 205
 
Salvation Army: Homeless Initiative Program *Shelter, rent bank
(905) 373-9440
1-866-865-0768
 
Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation *Home repairs for disabled people
1-800-704-6488
 
Ontario Works: Homelessness Workers
Sue Van Allen
(905) 372-6846 Ext. 2490
Marilyn Allday (with children)
(905) 372-6846 Ext. 2473
 
Northumberland County Housing Corporation
860 William St. Cobourg
*Rent geared to income housing
(905) 372-0151
1-800-434-2931
 
Rental Opportunity for Ontario (ROOF)*
Housing allowance
1-888-544-5101
TTY: 1-800-263-7776
 
Property Standards (this should link to a separate page with all of the contact info for the different offices)

Alnwick Haldimand (township)
Link 

Brighton
Link 

Cobourg
Link 

Cramahe (township)
Link 

Hamilton (township)
Link 

Port Hope
Link 

Trent Hills
Link 

Ontario Works
*shelter benefit (first + last month's rent, moving costs)
Link 

Habitat for Humanity Northumberland
Link 

Salvation Army Northumberland (furniture/appliance program)
Link 

Northumberland County Housing Corporation (rent geared to income housing)
Link 

Transition House
*shelter
Link 

Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre
*women's shelter, counselling and support
Link 

Alderville Women's Shelter
Link