New benefit for renters
The new one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit aims to help low-income renters with their housing costs. You may be eligible to apply if your income and the amount that you pay on rent qualify.
Applications are open until March 31, 2023.
One-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit
The one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit aims to help low-income renters with the cost of renting. You may be eligible for a tax-free one-time payment of $500 if your income and the amount that you pay on rent qualify.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers this one-time payment. To apply for this new federal one-time payment, you do not need to receive other housing benefits such as the Canada Housing Benefit, which is co-funded and delivered by the provinces and territories.
Applications are open until Friday, March 31, 2023
Please contact Theresa Sam via email at to make an appointment to get further help applying for the Housing Benefit through Service Canada.
Alternatively, you can also get further information by follow the link below