The Greater Sudbury Housing Corporation’s Lateral Transfer Policy applies to applicants on the City of Greater Sudbury (CGS) wait list who want to move from one Greater Sudbury Housing Corporation (GSHC) unit to another of the same bedroom size. This policy has been designed toa llow GSHC tenants who are external applicants to move from one unit to another as well as balance the needs of current GSHC tenants with the needs of new RGI applicants who are on the CGS Housing Registry wait list.
General Eligibility Criteria
Any household may apply for a lateral transfer if they meet the following criteria:
Resided in existing unit for a minimum of one (1) year if applying for apartment, row or townhouse unit
Resided in existing unit for a minimum of five (5) years if applying for a semi-detached or single dwelling unit
They currently do not owe any monies to GSHC
They have not received any Notices To End Your Tenancy Early for Non-Payment of Rent (N4) in the last twelve (12) months
They have not received any other Notices To End Your Tenancy for any other reasons for six (6) months
There are no damages to the unit
When a tenant reaches the top of the City of Sudbury central waitlist, the Property Manager will confirm the household is still eligible for a lateral transfer by:
Verification that there are no arrears on the account
Verification that they have not received any Notices To End Your Tenancy based on the term mentioned above
Request that an inspection be conducted by the Maintenance Department within ten (10) business days to ensure there are no damages to the unit
A full copy of the Lateral Transfer Policy can be found below.