The one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit aims to help low-income renters with the cost of renting. You may be eligible for a tax-free one-time payment of $500 if your income and the amount that you pay on rent qualify.
at least 15 years old on December 1, 2022
Your principal residence was in Canada on December 1, 2022
You were a resident of Canada in 2022 for tax purposes
You and your spouse or common-law partner have filed 2021 income tax return
In 2021, your adjusted family net income of $35,000 or less for families, or $20,000 or less for individuals
your 2022 rent payments are at least 30% of your 2021 adjusted family net income
The last day you can apply is Friday, March 31, 2023 (11:59 pm ET)