Saskatchewan Housing Benefit

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Saskatchewan housing benefit is a monthly benefit that helps eligible Saskatchewan renters with their shelter costs (rent and utilities) of up to $325 per month. The Saskatchewan Housing Benefit is co-funded by the Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan under the National Housing Strategy.

You may not be eligible if:

  • you receive support from another Government of Saskatchewan income assistance or training program.
  • you rent from a housing authority under the Social Housing Program.
  • you are a sponsored newcomer to Canada; or
  • you are a full-time post-secondary student.

Proof of  residency in Province

For example:

  • lease agreement
  • rent receipt
  • household bill
    • gas
    • electricity
    • cable television
    • telephone
  • driver's license
  • vehicle registration or car insurance
  • membership in social or professional organization
  • Other:
    • bank information
    • employment information

Proof of housing situation

For example:

  • 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)

Complete the Saskatchewan Housing Benefit Application:

Both applications are the same. You only need to complete one application.

Forward your completed application and required documents to SHC by:
Fax: 1-306-798-3110
Mail: 11th floor - 1920 Broad St, Regina, SK, S4P 3V6

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact SHC toll free at 1‑844‑787‑4177 or by email at

Last updated: June 28, 2022