To be eligible for subsidized housing, you must meet all of the following conditions:

  • All members of the household must be a Canadian citizen, Landed Immigrant, Refugee or Refugee Claimant
  • No member of the household is currently under a deportation, departure or exclusion order to leave Canada
  • At least 1 person in your household must be 16 years of age and older
  • No member of the household owes money to any social housing provider
  • No member of the household has been convicted of an offence in relation to rent-geared-to-income assistance or found by a court of law or the Landlord and Tenant Board to have misrepresented their income for the purpose of rent-geared-to-income assistance
  • If you own a house, you must agree to sell it within 180 days of being housed
  • You must be able to live independently, and make your own arrangements for support services

If you, or anyone in your household, owes money to a social housing provider, you must make arrangements with them to pay. You must follow through on the payment arrangement.