MD of St. Paul Foundation

Rent Assistance Benefit Program

The Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program is delivered by the Foundation on behalf of the Province of Alberta. The Province reimburses the Foundation for the subsidies paid and also pays the Foundation an administrative fee.


Rent Subsidy

The program offers the following:

A subsidy paid montly, directly to an eligible tenant to assist with their rental costs;

The Subsidy is based on the difference between 30 percent of a household’s income and an agreed upon market rent.



The following criteria apply for eligibility purposes:

Applicant's annual household income must meet the local core need income thresholds (CNITS)

Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or have Landed Immigrant Status.

As there are a limited number of subsidies, priority for assistance will be based on those in greatest need being helped first.



Applications are assessed based on need, those greatest in need receive available subsidies first.

You may download and print our applicaiton form by clicking on the link below.

Please complete the application and submit it following the instructions on the form.