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Simcoe County, Corporation of

Site: Midhurst Administration Centre

Service: One-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit

Record #: MID1764
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Dec 2022



Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Federal rent assistance benefit
  • federal one-time tax-free payment of $500 for low-income renters
  • payment is not taxable and does not need to be reported on income tax return
  • does not reduce other federal benefits like the Canada Workers Benefit, Canada Child Benefit, Goods and Services Tax Credit, and Guaranteed Income Supplement
In partnership with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Service Details

Hours Unspecified
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up Applicants must:
  • be 15 years of age on Dec 1, 2022
  • have their principal residence in Canada on Dec 1, 2022
  • be a resident of Canada in 2022 for tax purposes
  • have an adjusted family net income of $35, 000 or less for families, $20, 000 or less for individuals
  • have their 2022 eligible rent paid in the 2022 calendar year, paid for qualifying principal residence(s) in 2022, and equal to at least 30% of 2021 adjusted family net income
  • Application
    • Apply using CRA My Account or My Service Canada account online
    • Applications will be received starting Dec 12, 2022 and eligible applicants can apply until March 31, 2022
    Languages English
    Fees None


    Service Categories Rent Payment Assistance

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