Government of Alberta, Ministry of Seniors and Housing
The Rent Assistance Benefit has reopened on April 1. Formerly the Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement, this long-term benefit will continue to subsidize Albertans with the lowest income across the province.
The Temporary Rent Assistance Benefit will open for applications on May 1. This new temporary benefit will provide a modest subsidy to help eligible tenants in Alberta’s seven major centers afford their rent while they stabilize or improve their situation.