Housing Stability Benefit
The Housing Stability Benefit helps ODSP & OW recipients and
People with Low Income maintain their housing.
ODSP & OW recipients can receive help with last month's rent, rent
arrears, utility arrears and bed bug preparation and prevention. ODSP
recipients who are homeowners may qualify for bed bug treatment.
People with low income can receive help with utility & rent arrears.
Housing Stability Benefit criteria
• Approved applicants are eligible for a maximum amount of money in
a 24-month period.
• The HSB will not be given to anyone who is setting up a residence
outside of Hamilton.
• HSB is not a mandatory benefit.
OW recipients apply through their case manager.
ODSP recipients and People on Low Income can apply at the
Hamilton Housing Help Centre: