To be eligible for provincial affordable housing programs, you must have an income below local income limits as determined by the market for that community. Use the income thresholds document to see if your income qualifies.
You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Other applicable eligibility requirements from the housing provider may apply.
Applicants are given priority based on need. Priority of need is based on many things, including:
- Number of dependants
- Current housing condition
Proof of housing situation
- letter from landlord about your housing situation
- eviction notice
- disconnection notice
- police report about an incident involving your housing
- moving company quote or invoice
- list of repairs needed in home
- list of expenses for renovations needed for independence in the home
- proof of home ownership (mortgage, property ownership)
Social Insurance Number
- confirmation of SIN letter
- plastic SIN card (non-expired)
To apply for the Affordable Housing Program, you will need to follow these steps:
- Step 1: Fill out the survey and answer a few simple questions
- Step 2: Find and select a housing provider
- Step 3: Contact the housing provider for an application.
To learn more, visit the how to apply page on the government website and contact your local housing provider for availability.