As of December 12, 2022, Canadians can now apply for the new one-time top-up of the Canada Housing Benefit. Intended to support low-income renters with the cost of renting, eligible individuals may receive a tax-free, one-time payment of $500. Applicants do not need to receive other housing benefits such as the Canada Housing Benefit.
Applications are open until Friday, March 31, 2023. For more information about the eligibility criteria, the application process, and how to receive the payment, visit here.