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Durham Region Housing Directives and Memos

To ensure the effective delivery of housing services in Durham, Housing Services provides regular updates to housing providers through directives. This information may identify or clarify responsibilities of housing providers and the Region of Durham, as a result of legislative changes to the Housing Services Act or Region of Durham Service Agreement requirements.

To see copies of repealed or archived directives and memos, please contact the Housing Services Division.

2012 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 12-01

Archived

Memo 12-02

Repealed

Memo 12-03 (PDF)

Social Services Pamphlet

Memo 12-04 (PDF)

Regional Reviews – 2011 and Regional Review Panel

Memo 12-05 (PDF)

Quarterly Reporting Statement

Memo 12-06 (PDF)

Dr. Albert Rose Bursary

Memo 12-07

Archived

2011 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 11-01

Archived

Memo 11-02 (PDF)

Canada Learning Bond

Memo 11-03 (PDF)

Regional Reviews – 2010 and Regional Review Panel

Memo 11-04

Archived

Memo 11-05

Repealed

Memo 11-06

Archived       

Memo 11-07 (PDF)

Housing Services Act - Update

Memo 11-08

Repealed

Memo 11-09 (PDF)

Suite Meters and Electricity Costs Charged to Tenants

Memo 11-10 (PDF)

Energy Efficiency and Refrigerators

Memo 11-11

Archived

Memo 11-12

Archived

Memo 11-13

Archived

Memo 11-14

Archived

Memo 11-15

Archived

Memo 11-16

Archived

Memo 11-17

Archived

2011 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2011 - 01

Durham Access to Social Housing (DASH) – Applicant Referrals for Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) Vacancies

Directive 2011 - 02 (PDF)

Housing Services Act

2010 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 10-01

Archived

Memo 10-02 (PDF)

Regional Reviews - 2009 and Regional Review Panel

Memo 10-03

Repealed

Memo 10-04

Archived

Memo 10-05

Repealed

Memo 10-06

Archived

Memo 10-07

Archived

Memo 10-08

Archived

Memo 10-09

Archived

2009 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2009 - 03

Subsidy Estimate Template for Housing Providers receiving funding under Section 110 of the Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) for 2010 and subsequent years.

Directive 2009 - 02

Lease and Housing Agreement Provision Regarding Arrears

Directive 2009 - 01

Annual Information Return (AIR) Template for Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) Section 103 & Section 106 Housing Providers for 2008 and subsequent years

2009 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 09-01

Archived

Memo 09-02 (PDF)

Regional Reviews - 2008 and Regional Review Panel

Memo 09-03 (PDF)

Tax-Free Savings Accounts

Memo 09-04 (PDF)

Registered Disability Savings Plans

Memo 09-05

Repealed

Memo 09-06 (PDF)

Minimum Wage Increase

Memo 09-07 (PDF)

Installation of Sub-meters

Memo 09-08 (PDF)

Changes to Service Canada Information

Memo 09-09

Archived

Memo 09-10 (PDF)

Social Housing Services Corporation (SHSC) Regional Consultation Sessions

Memo 09-11 (PDF)

Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS) Community Consultations

Memo 09-12

Repealed

Memo 09-13 (PDF)

Durham Child Benefit for Ontario Works Households

Memo 09-14

Archived

Memo 09-15

Archived

Memo 09-16

Archived

Memo 09-17

Archived

Memo 09-18

Archived

Memo 09-19

Archived

Memo 09-20

Archived

2008 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2008 - 01

2007 Annual Information Return (AIR) Template for Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) Section 103 & Section 106 Housing Providers

Directive 2008 - 02

Revised Regional Consent Form

Directive 2008 - 03

2009 Subsidy Estimate Template for Housing Providers receiving funding under Section 110 of the Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA).

2008 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 08-01

Archived

Memo 08-02 (PDF)

Regional Reviews - 2007 and Regional Review Panel

Memo 08-03

Archived

Memo 08-04

Archived

Memo 08-05

Archived

Memo 08-06

Archived

Memo 08-07

Archived

Memo 08-08

Archived

Memo 08-09

Archived

Memo 08-10

Archived

2007 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2007 - 01

2006 Annual Information Return (AIR) Template for Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) Section 103 & Section 106 Housing Providers

Directive 2007 - 02

Communication with Durham Access to Social Housing (DASH)

Directive 2007 - 03

Indemnity and Insurance Coverage

Directive 2007 - 04

2008 Subsidy Estimate Template for Housing Providers currently receiving funding under Section 103 of the Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA).

2007 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 07-01

Archived

Memo 07-01a (PDF)

2007 Subsidy Estimate Form

Memo 07-02 (PDF)

Asbestos

Memo 07-02a

Archived

Memo 07-03

Archived

Memo 07-04 (PDF)

Regional Reviews – 2006

Memo 07-05

Archived

Memo 07-06

Omitted

Memo 07-07

Omitted

Memo 07-08 (PDF)

Social Housing Reform Act – Regulation Changes

Memo 07-09 (PDF)

Social Housing Reform Act – Special Priority Regulation Changes

Memo 07-10

Archived

Memo 07-11

Archived

Memo 07-12

Archived

Memo 07-13

Archived

Memo 07-14 (PDF)

Provincial Arrears Database

Memo 07-15 (PDF)

New Ontario Works and ODSP Rates

2006 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2006 - 01

Leases and Housing Agreements

Directive 2006 - 02

Offers of RGI Units

Directive 2006 - 03

Repealed

Directive 2006 - 04

Treatment of Lump Sum Income

2006 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 06-01

Archived

Memo 06-02 (PDF)

Social Housing Reform Act – Regulation Changes

Memo 06-03

Repealed

Memo 06-04

Archived

Memo 06-05

Archived

Memo 06-06 (PDF)

Regional Reviews 2005 - Regional Review Panel

Memo 06-07 (PDF)

Regional Review Process - Timeline Changes

Memo 06-08

Archived

Memo 06-09 (PDF)

UCCB Payments

Memo 06-10

Archived

Memo 06-11 (PDF)

Universal Child Care Benefit

Memo 06-12 (PDF)

Amendments to the Social Housing Reform Act under the Good Government Act

Memo 06-13

Archived

Memo 06-14

Archived

Memo 06-15

Archived

2005 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2005 - 01

Repealed

Directive 2005 - 02

Ontario Works and ODSP Benefit Units

Directive 2005 - 03

Sample Standard Letter Templates

Directive 2005 - 04

Annual Information Return - Requirement for New Accountant's Report

2005 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 05-01

Archived

Memo 05-02 (PDF)

New Ontario Works and ODSP Rates

Memo 05-03 (PDF)

Regional Reviews – 2004

Memo 05-04

Archived

Memo 05-05

Archived

Memo 05-06 (PDF)

Federal Providers - Ingoing Household Income Limit

Memo 05-07

Archived

Memo 05-08 (PDF)

2006 Subsidy Estimate Form

Memo 05-09

Archived

Memo 05-10

Archived

2004 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2004 - 01

Regional Review Process

Directive 2004 - 02

Selection of RGI Households

Directive 2004 - 03

Critical Priority Status

Directive 2004 - 04

Quarterly Reporting Reviews

Directive 2004 - 05

Omitted

Directive 2004 - 06

Capital Related Exceptions to GAAP Reporting for Audited Financial Statements

2004 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 04-01 (PDF)

Regional Reviews - 2003 and Regional Review Panel Membership

Memo 04-02

Archived

Memo 04-03 (PDF)

Asbestos

Memo 04-04

Archived

Memo 04-05 (PDF)

Social Assistance Payments

2003 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2003 - 01

In-situ Priority Status

Directive 2003 - 02

Repealed

Directive 2003 - 03

Conflict of Interest

Directive 2003 - 04

Repealed

Directive 2003 - 05

Reinstatement of the Non-Rental Revenue Incentive

2003 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 03-01

Repealed

Memo 03-02

Archived

Memo 03-03

Archived

Memo 03-04 (PDF)

Application for RGI Assistance - New Form

Memo 03-05

Archived

Memo 03-06 (PDF)

West Nile Virus

Memo 03-07 (PDF)

Regional Reviews - 2002

Memo 03-08 (PDF)

Collection of Market Rent and Housing Charge Data

Memo 03-09 (PDF)

Summary of Durham Region Local Policies

2002 Directives

Directive

Subject

Directive 2002 - 01

Point of Transfer Date and Implementation of Legislation

Directive 2002 - 02
(revised)

Minimum Rent

Directive 2002 - 03

Waiting List Management

Directive 2002 - 04 (revised)

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 04.1

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 05

Requests for Replacement Reserve Funds from Federally Funded Housing Providers

Directive 2002 - 06

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 07

Annual Information Returns (AIR)

Directive 2002 - 08

Annual Information Returns (AIR) - Federal Providers (formerly Annual Project Data Report)

Directive 2002 - 09

Ontario Community Housing Assistance Program (OCHAP) and Community Sponsored Housing Program (CSHP) Annual Financial Reporting and Subsidy Request

Directive 2002 - 10

Seniors Mandate

Directive 2002 - 11

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 12

RGI Increases of less than $10

Directive 2002 - 13

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 14

Federal Providers - Ingoing Household Income Limit

Directive 2002 - 15

Applicant Housing Preferences

Directive 2002 - 16

Repealed

Directive 2002 - 17

Repealed

2002 Memos

Memo

Subject

Memo 02-01

Archived

Memo 02-02 (PDF)

Transition to New Local Priorities

Memo 02-03

Archived