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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. 

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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
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2. Eligibility

You are eligible for the benefit if you:

  • Rent from a community housing provider, including non-profit organizations, housing co-operatives, and government-supported housing
  • Pay more than 50 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   $28,000   $35,000   $42,000

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

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3. How to Apply

(1) Complete the Saskatchewan Housing Benefit Application:

Both applications are the same. You only need to complete one application.

(2) During COVID-19, forward your completed application and required documents to SHC by:

Email: SaskHousingBenefit@gov.sk.ca or
Fax: 1-306-798-3110

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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 saskhousingbenefit@gov.sk.ca.

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