Apply for assistance to pay your rent (social housing)

The Rent Supplement Program matches Yukoners who are eligible for social housing with participating landlords. We pay the median market rent directly to the landlord and the tenant pays us 25% of their income.

Eligibility

  • Your total household income falls below the established Household Income Limits for the community.
  • You are a Yukon resident for a least 12 months.
  • Contact us for detailed eligibility requirements.

Apply for the Rent Supplement Enhancement Program

  1. Complete the Rent Supplement Program application.
  2. Submit the application.
    In person: 410 Jarvis Street, Whitehorse, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: ykhouse@gov.yk.ca

Grant details

This program is made possible with contributions by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Government of Yukon through the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement.

Contact: 

For questions about applying for assistance to pay your rent for social housing email ykhouse@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5759 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5759.