Program Information
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, 2022, or when funding is exhausted.
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
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 3Z3
How to Apply for the Rent Ready Benefit
OW recipients can apply through the Hamilton Services or online by completing the Request for Housing Stability Benefit Request Form

Housing Services Division

350 King St East, Suite 110

Hamilton, ON

L8N 3Y3

Fax: 905-540-6358
Low-income and ODSP recipients can apply at the Hamilton Housing Help Centre:

Hamilton Housing Help Centre

119 Main St. East

Hamilton, Ontario

Phone: 905-526-8100
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.

Hamilton, Ontario

Phone: 905-548-9593

Funding for the Rent Ready program is provided by the City of Hamilton