Celebrating over 60 Years of Community Service
Providing safe and affordable housing.

Elgin and St. Thomas Housing Corporation (ESTHC)

What We Do

Housing Applications Centre

On behalf of the Service Manager, Elgin and St. Thomas Housing Corporation (ESTHC) operates the Centralized Waiting List system.  Applications for most socially assisted housing are accepted and processed by ESTHC.  The housing locations we accept applications for are listed in the “Applicants” tab.

Elgin and St. Thomas Housing Corporation

The Elgin and St. Thomas Housing Corporation (ESTHC) also owns and manages 512 assisted (rent geared-to-income) rental units and 18 low-end of market units throughout St. Thomas and Elgin County. These rental housing units consist of detached and semi-detached houses, townhouses, and apartment buildings ranging in size from bachelor up to four bedrooms. ESTHC provides full property management services on behalf of the Consolidated Municipal Service Manager (“Service Manager” for short) which is the Corporation of the City of St. Thomas. The City of St. Thomas is also the Housing Corporation’s sole shareholder. Residents of the Housing Corporation should click on the “Tenants” tab.


#5 – 9  Princess Ave,
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5R 3V3


Phone: 519-631-4580
Fax: 519-633-8035
Toll Free: 1-800-324-4474
Contacts Directory


The Office will be closed on Monday, September 12th and Tuesday, September 13th as we will be moving.

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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