MNO citizen households that make up to $54,000 per year, are eligible to receive a monthly $500 short-term rent supplement to be paid directly to their landlord ending March 2024.

Only one application per household will be approved.

Eligibility criteria:

  • MNO citizens
  • Annual income does not exceed $54,000.00
  • Renting full-time in Ontario with a signed legal lease agreement
  • Not currently receiving any other rental subsidy, supplement or allowance (excluding the standard OW/ODSP shelter allowance)
  • Not residing in a rent-geared-to-income unit

Other ineligible housing units include:

  • MNO Owned Affordable Housing Units
  • Hostels/Hotels/Motels/Air BNB
  • Group Home/Congregate Living Arrangements (room rental)
  • Transitional Housing
  • Nursing, Retirement, or Assisted Living Homes
  • On-Campus Student Housing
  • Units which include shared kitchen/bathroom with the landlord or landlord’s family

To apply, please complete the Short-Term Rent Supplement Application Form below and submit it along with all required documentation to Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you require assistance in completing the application, please reach out to and you will be connected with our Housing Stabilization Tenant Educator who can assist you in navigating the process.