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Saskatchewan Housing Benefit

The Saskatchewan Housing Benefit is a monthly benefit that helps eligible Saskatchewan renters with their shelter costs (rent and utilities). The Saskatchewan Housing Benefit is co-funded by the Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan under the National Housing Strategy. 


1. Benefits

The monthly amount you are eligible to receive depends on your household size:

Household size   Single and couples   Single or couple with one dependant   Single or couple with two or more dependants
Monthly Benefit Amount   $150   $200   $250

2. Eligibility

You are eligible for the benefit if you:

  • Pay more than 40 per cent of your annual before-tax household income on shelter costs (rent and utilities)
  • Have household assets less than $100,000
  • Have an annual before-tax household income at or below:
Household size   Single and couples   Single or couple with one dependant   Single or couple with two or more dependants
Annual Income Limit   $43,100   $52,900   $63,800

You are not eligible for the benefit if you receive income or housing support from a Government of Saskatchewan income assistance or training program, are sponsored newcomers to Canada or are a full-time post-secondary student.


3. How to Apply

  1. Complete the Saskatchewan Housing Benefit Application:
  2. Both applications are the same. You only need to complete one application.

  3. Forward your completed application and required documents to SHC by:

Fax: 1-306-798-3110
Mail: 11th floor - 1920 Broad St, Regina, SK, S4P 3V6


4. Further Information

For further information:

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact SHC toll free at 1‑844‑787‑4177 or by email at

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