Applying for Social Housing
Central Housing Registry
The Central Housing Registry - Windsor-Essex County (CHR-WEC) maintains a centralized waiting list for most of the social housing providers in Windsor and Essex County.
To apply for social housing or for more information on available housing and eligibility requirements, please visit the Central Housing Registry - Windsor Essex County website.
- The Central Housing Registry - Windsor-Essex (CHR-WEC) receives applications, assesses eligibility and coordinates a common waiting list for housing providers who are mandated to participate in the centralized access system.
- Responsibility for administering this function, including appropriate accountability was delegated by the service manager to the Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation (CHC) under a Service Agreement.
- For more information on the application process, please visit www.chrwec.com.
Information concerning the application process can be obtained from the following locations:
Central Housing Registry - Windsor
2470 Dougall Avenue, Unit 6
Central Housing Registry - Essex County
15C Talbot Street North
Phone: 519-776-4631 or 1-800-265-6947
Housing Information Services
3450 Ypres, Suite 200
Access County Community Support Services (formerly Youth & Family Resource Network of Essex County)
23 Mill Street West
Phone: 519-733-8983 or 1-877-733-8983
Housing and Children's Services
P.O. Box 428, Station A
Phone: For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, call 519-255-5200 ext. 6240.