Date issued Effective date
June 1, 2015 September 1, 2015

Applicability to Social Housing Programs

The policies and procedures in this City Guideline are to be implemented under the following programs.

Applicability Program
X Housing Services Act, Part VII Housing Projects, Market and Rent-Geared-to-Income, Section 78 Housing Providers (formerly 110)
X Housing Services Act, Part VII Housing Projects, 100% Rent-Geared-to-Income, Section 78 Housing Providers (formerly 110)
Federal Non-Profit Housing, Section 26/27
Federal Non-Profit Housing, Section 95
Rent Supplement Programs for Sections 26, 27, 95 and New Affordable Housing Providers
Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Please note: If your program is not checked, this City Guideline does not apply to your project.


The Housing Services Act, Regulation 367, section 100 permits the City of Toronto, as service manager, to make local standards for the operation of housing projects, including a local standard for the “minimum number of meetings of the board of directors… that must be held.”

This City Guideline directs housing providers to comply with the following Local Rule – Minimum Number of Board Meetings:

The board of directors of each housing provider must hold at least four meetings within every fiscal year.

Action Required

All housing provider board of directors, officers and employees must comply with the Local Rule – Minimum of Board Meetings.


If you have any questions, please contact your Housing Consultant or HSS:

Housing Stability Services
Shelter, Support & Housing Administration
City of Toronto
Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 6th floor
Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
Telephone: 416-392-4126