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Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit

A monthly housing allowance for low-income households to assist with housing costs

Application are closed

We’re no longer accepting applications for the Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit. We’ll provide an update once applications are again being accepted.

The Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit (COHB) is paid monthly directly to a person or household. The COHB is provided to low-income households to assist with housing costs. Unlike other forms of housing benefit the COHB is attached to a person or household and not a specific address or physical housing unit.

The amount you receive is calculated using a formula that includes your household income, the number of people in your house and the local housing market rents in the Region of Peel.


You can apply if:

Applying for COHB

Applications are no longer being accepted.