Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation (CHC)

Site: Windsor - McDougall Ave

Service: Community Housing Corporation Windsor-Essex

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Contact Information
Office Phone Administration: 519-254-1681 
Customer Service Messaging Line: ext 3030
After Hours Phone 519-973-4469 * After hours maintenance emergencies only
Fax 519-254-3130
Social Media Twitter
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Local Housing Corporation  
* operates three distinct housing programs, plus market rent opportunities  
* provides affordable rental housing for low-income seniors, non-profit housing for families, singles and persons with disabilities, rent geared-to-income housing for persons throughout the region  
* applications accepted at the Central Housing Registry  
District 1 - Located at 415 University Avenue, Windsor, Ontario  
District 2 -Located at 605 Mill Street, Windsor, Ontario 
District 3 - Located at 2455 Rivard Avenue, Windsor, Ontario 
District 4 - Located at 15 C Talbot Street, North - Essex Ontario 
District 5 - 140 Bridge, Windsor, Ontario 
District 6 - Located at 438 Niagara Street, Windsor, Ontario  
We are committed to providing timely notice in the event of a planned or unexpected disruption in Community Housing Corporation (CHC) facilities or services that may be used by persons with disabilities. 
* These may include elevator or lift outages, areas designated for repairs or servicing, pathways, and assistive devices.  
* This notice will be posted both at the physical site, and on our website, (AODA Service Disruptions below) and will include information about the reason for the disruption, its anticipated duration, and a description of alternative facilities or services, if available. 
Service Disruption Notices for CHC residences, Click Here  
Community Housing Corporation Windsor-Essex Complaint Process Click Here for Details  
About Customer Service 
* Use our online form for customer service, complaints and compliments, or call our customer service message line at 519-254-1681 x 3030. 
* Maintenance Reporting to report general maintenance repairs directly to your District Office or, use our convenient, trackable maintenance request form found in our e-services tab at You will receive an auto generated tracking number and your request will be sent by email to the District Office.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
* Adults 16 yrs and older with or without children 
* Families 
* Seniors 50 yrs and older 
* Must be Canadian citizens, landed immigrants or conventional refugees
Application * Application process required for subsidized housing opportunities to determine eligibility. RGI (Rent-geared-to-income) applications are available at the CHC main office and Essex Office and the Central Housing Registry- Windsor Essex County ( 2470 Dougall Avenue, Windsor,ON) 
* market rent housing for families and seniors also requires application process. Rental applications are available at District 6 ( 438 Niagara Street for families) and District 5 ( 140 Bridge Avenue for seniors). Both rental applications are available at our main office (945 McDougall Street)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Windsor Essex CHC provides well-maintained, safe and affordable community housing in a respectful and fair manner. 
We are leaders in the housing sector and contribute to the development and support of strong communities in the City of Windsor and County of Essex.
Established 1951
Primary Executive Jim Steele, Chief Executive Officer, Windsor Essex CHC; Phone: (Business) 519-254-1681 ext 3030
Alternate Executive Kari Schofield, Public Affairs Manager, Windsor Essex CHC; Phone: (Business) 519-254-1681 ext 3235
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Foundation
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
945 McDougall Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1L9
View Google Map
Intersection McDougall St and Erie St E
Mailing Address PO Box 1330 
Windsor, ON N9A 6R3
Bus Routes Central 3
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Resident Handbook, CHC Annual Reports, CHC Reference and Property Information Guide  
CHC website regularly updated : - website dedicated to our energy retrofit project for 5 war time homes. 
CHR applications for subsidized housing are available for pick up in the main lobby

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