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Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation (SSMHC)

Request for Proposals    (HS RFP 2017-01)
Investing in Change Fund: Innovative Food Systems 

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Proposals are invited for the purpose of selecting a successful Service Provider to provide an Innovative Food System for the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB). The food system will provide healthier, fresh and diverse food in a way that respects the dignity of food bank users and more meaningfully engages them in solving problems related to hunger with the potential to transform the role of food banks as a whole in the Sault Ste. Marie District. 

All proposals must be received before 3:00pm local time on December 11, 2017. Specific details regarding this RFP can be found in the attached document. 

Should you have any questions relating to the RFP or the submission and selection process, please contact Jeff Barban, Director, Housing Services by email at or by phone at (705) 759-5004

Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation (SSMHC) is the largest social housing provider in the District of Algoma. It is home to about 752 affordable rental housing properties and administers the Rent Supplement Program for approximately 483 private sector apartments with over 32 landlords participating in the affordable rental program.

How We Got Started

We were created on December 14, 2001 under the Ontario Business Corporations Act. Established with 100 shares, the Corporation's sole shareholder is the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board.

How We Operate

SSMHC is run by a 9 member Board of directors. The Board is made up of the following elected political representatives:

  • 6 City of SSM councilors
  • 2 representatives from the Sault North Planning Board
  • 1 Prince Township councilor appointed by Prince Township

Property Management services are provided by the Housing Operations division of the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board.

Tenant Service Survey

The Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation would like your assistance in determining the efficiency of our customer service to our tenants. The information you provide will be used to evaluate our performance and make changes to our procedures to provide better service to our customers.

Please visit the link below to take our Tenant Service Survey:

General Inquiries

Sault Ste. Marie Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 277
180 Brock Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON , P6A 5L8
Phone 705 946 2077