Date Issued: June 18, 2019
Effective Date: July 1, 2019
The City Guideline is applicable to the programs where indicated in the table below.
|Yes||Housing Services Act, Part VII Housing Projects, Market and Rent-Geared-to-Income, Section 78 Housing Providers (formerly 110)|
|Yes||Housing Services Act, Part VII Housing Projects, 100% Rent-Geared-to-Income, Section 78 Housing Providers (formerly 110)|
|No||Federal Non-Profit Housing, Section 26/27|
|No||Federal Non-Profit Housing, Section 95|
|No||Rent Supplement Programs for Sections 26, 27, 95 and New Affordable Housing Providers|
|No||Toronto Community Housing Corporation|
Under the authority of the Housing Services Act, the City of Toronto, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration (SSHA) Division City Guidelines and Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Manual are the authority for housing administration and RGI administration for social housing providers in the City of Toronto.
City Guidelines are the City of Toronto’s mandatory policies and procedures that social housing providers must follow. City Guidelines are most often issued when a Local Rule is established by the City of Toronto, the Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) manual is updated, or other relevant legislative changes or operational requirements occur. City Guidelines which impact RGI have been incorporated into the RGI Manual.
This Guideline replaces 2018-1 which required all housing providers to submit quarterly reports containing information about their arrears and vacancies. It also replaces the form published as 2018-1a.
A new report template has been revised and published online (2019-2a), the instructions are embedded in the template. All housing providers are required to start using the new report template effective July 1, 2019.
The purpose of the Vacancy and Arrears Report is to assist:
Social housing provider RGI administrators must take the following actions:
Submission of complete, accurate reports within fifteen days of quarter end is a requirement for surplus sharing. Please see City Guideline 2013-3.
If you have any questions, please contact your SSHA lead staff or Housing Stability Services:
Housing Stability Services
Shelter, Support & Housing Administration
City of Toronto
55 John Street, 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 3C6