Please Note: No new applications for rent supplements are being accepted at this time while the existing programs are being reviewed for consistency of benefits and to ensure households that need assistance most are prioritized.
The Rent Supplement Programs have been established by Federal and Provincial Governments to help address the housing need throughout Alberta..
Eligibility criteria is set by Alberta Government and based on a provincial point-scoring criteria to ensure assistance is provided to those most in need.
To qualify, applicants must be Canadian Citizens, independent landed immigrants, or government sponsored landed immigrants. Assets and belongings cannot exceed $25,000.
The program is open to people who are renting a legal suite (e.g. apartment, duplex, townhouse).
Applicants must provide verification of their current income and proof of their rent (i.e. lease agreement). You will be placed on a waiting list based on priority of need – those with the greatest need are offered the next available rent supplement.
For more information or to apply, please see the contacts below.