Northumberland County Housing Corporation

Northumberland County Housing Corporation LogoNorthumberland County Housing Corporation (NCHC) is a social housing provider with over 344 owned and operated housing units in Northumberland County. Additional units are currently under development at the Elgin Park Redevelopment and the Ontario Street housing development in Cobourg.

The NCHC provides rent-geared-to-income (RGI) and affordable rental options to low-income households in Northumberland. For information on how to apply for housing, please visit our Subsidized Housing page.

To access NCHC policies, tenant forms, news and notices, please see our Tenant Information page.

Our Strategic Plan

The NCHC 2023-2027 Strategic Plan outlines our vision, mission, values and strategic goals for 2023-2027.

NCHC's Strategic Plan

Our Annual Report

The NCHC's Annual Report provides more information about our history, services, recent achievements and key objectives.

NCHC's 2021 Annual Report

Attending a NCHC meeting

Members of the public are welcome to attend NCHC Board meetings. Meetings usually take place the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in Committee Room A at Northumberland County Headquarters (located at 555 Courthouse Road in Cobourg).

View agendas and minutes

Board of Directors

Northumberland County is the sole shareholder of the NCHC and gives direction to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for the budget, upholding corporate by-laws, agreements, and reports; and for long-range strategic planning. The Board of Directors is comprised of County Council representatives, the Chief Administrative Officer of Northumberland County, and citizen directors that have a collective skillset which includes:

  • Knowledge of the social housing sector
  • Planning services, including knowledge of requirements and legislation in the multi-residential sector
  • Development planning, including asset management planning
  • Facilities management
  • Legal and financial expertise
  • Social services delivery, including the provision of service for housing insecure households
  • Knowledge of Northumberland County

Join the NCHC Board

The NCHC is not currently accepting new board member applications. Please check this page for future opportunities.

Board meeting agendas and minutes

2023 agendas and minutes 

2022 agendas and minutes

2021 agendas and minutes

2020 agendas and minutes

2019 agendas and minutes are available upon request.