The Rent Ready program helps Ontario Disability Support Program, Ontario Works recipients and people with low income maintain their housing. This program expires on December 31, 2021 or when the program investment of $500,000 is fully allocated, whichever occurs first.
Eligible applicants can receive financial support for utility and rent arrears and first and/or last month's rent.
Housing Stability Benefit - Rent Ready
Phone: (905) 526-8100
Fax: (905) 528-1448
119 Main Street East
Low-income and ODSP recipients can apply at the Hamilton Housing Help Centre:
Hamilton Housing Help Centre
119 Main St. East
Rent Ready eligibility criteria:
Approved applicants mist have already accessed their maximum eligibility through the Housing Stability Benefit Program.
Rent Ready is not available for setting up a residence outside of Hamilton..
Rent Ready is NOT a mandatory benefit.
Indigenous community Members:
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
34 Ottawa St. N.
Funding for the Rent Ready program is provided by the City of Hamilton