Transfers

Transfers

​​​​​You can learn how to apply for a transfer to​ another Toronto Community Housing unit by reviewing the Tenant Transfer Policy (PDF) and Transfer Guidelines (PDF)​. You ​can also get a copy of these documents by visiting your Operating Unit or Property Management office or by calling the Client Care Centre at 416-981-5500.

You will need to speak with your Tenant Services Coordinator or Property Administrator, or visit your Operating Unit or Property Management office to have your name added to the waiting list for the developments you choose. Many buildings have long waiting lists. In some cases you may have to wait as long as five to 10 years.

Tenant transfer forms

If you require a Special Priority Transfer, please contact Housing Connections and complete the Housing Connections applicant forms​ that apply to your situation. You will also need to complete the Special Priority Forms if you are a victim of abuse and the abuser lives in your household. Refer to the Transfer Policy or contact Housing Connections​ for more information. For all other transfer requests see below.

Transfer Request Form

You can apply to Toronto Community Housing for a transfer for the following reasons:
  1. Overhoused
  2. Medical
  3. Safety at Risk
  4. Underhoused​​
  5. Non Priority​
Complete the Transfer Request Form (PDF) if you are requesting a transfer for those five reasons. For a medical or safety at risk priority transfer, you also need to fill out the application form that applies to your situation.

Application for Medical Priority Form

Have a licensed health care professional complete the Application for Medical Priority Form (PDF)​ if someone in the household has a medical condition as described in the Transfer Policy.

Application for Safety at Risk Priority Form

​Complete the Application for Safety at Risk Priority Form (PDF)​ if someone in the household's safety in their current unit or location is considered to be in jeopardy from someone who is not a member of the household. The household must also provide supporting documentation to show that there is an ongoing threat to the household or household member.

Transfer Arrears Information Sheet

The Transfer Arrears Information Sheet (PDF)​ explains how arrears affect your transfer.

Sharing Bedroom Request Form

Complete the Consent for Sharing Bedrooms Request Form (PDF)​ if you are a single parent and wish to share a bedroom with your child OR you wish to have your son and daughter share a bedroom.

Changes to Areas of Preference Form

Complete the Changes to Areas of Preference Form (PDF)​ ​if you want to add or delete locations from your current transfer application.

Use the chart below to view locations that offer the unit size you are eligible for. These transfer maps are also available at your Operating Unit office. You can also contact your Operating Unit​ or Property Management office or the Client Care Centre at 416-981-5500 to have the maps mailed to you.

​Unit size

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​Tenant Request for Accommodation Form

Have a licensed health care professional complete the Tenant Request for Accommodation Form (PDF) if someone in the household requires modifications to their current unit or for a new unit that is wheelchair accessible or barrier-free. If a member of the household needs an additional bedroom due to a medical condition or to store medical equipment, they also need to have a licensed health care professional fill out the Medical Need for an Additional Bedroom Form (PDF).

​Caregiver Forms


Medical Need for an Additional Bedroom Form​

If a member of the household requires a full-time overnight caregiver, then the household needs to have a licensed healthcare professional fill out the Medical Need for an Additional Bedroom Form (PDF)​ as well as one of the following:

Home Care Agency's Verification Form

Complete the Home Care Agency's Verification Form (PDF)​ if someone in the household requires a full-time overnight caregiver and the caregiver is provided through a home care agency.


Caregiver Verification Form

Complete the Caregiver Verification Form (PDF)​ if someone in the household requires a full-time overnight caregiver and the caregiver is not affiliated with a home care agency. The caregiver can be assisting the household if: they are through Citizenship and Immigration Canada; they live with the household but have a permanent address elsewhere; or they live with the household and do not have a permanent address elsewhere and their income is included in the household income for RGI purposes. Supporting documentation may also be required depending on their caregiver status.


Requests For an Additional Bedroom Forms

Households can apply for an additional bedroom if they require a full-time overnight caregiver, have custody or access rights for a child who is not a member of the household, or if an additional bedroom is needed due to a medical condition or to store medical equipment.

Medical Need for an Additional Bedroom Form

Complete the Medical Need for an Additional Bedroom Form (PDF)​ if you require an additional bedroom due to a medical condition or disability.

Custody or Access Rights for a Child Form

If a member of the household is either a parent or legal guardian of a child who is not a member of the household and the additional bedroom is needed to provide overnight accommodation for a minimum of 78 nights per year for that child, then they need to complete the Custody or Access Rights for a Child Form (PDF)​. The household is also required to provide a court order or domestic contract that is valid under the Family Law Act that states that the bedroom is needed to provide accommodation for that child for a minimum of 78 nights per year.