Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program

What is it?

  • A subsidy paid directly to an eligible tenant to assist with their rental costs;
  • Delivered by local housing operators (management bodies) located in various areas throughout the province;
  • Subsidy is based on the difference between 30 percent of a household's income and an agreed upon market rent, to a maximum subsidy established by the housing operator.

Who qualifies for it?

  • Applicant must meet the 2017 Income Thresholds and citizenship requirements;
  • Priority for assistance will be based on assisting those in greatest need first.

For More Information

If you are having difficulties finding a housing provider, or there is no housing provider in your area, please contact your nearest Housing Development and Operations office below:

Edmonton: 780-422-0122 (dial 310-0000 for toll-free access in Alberta)