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Eligibility for Shelter Allowance Program

2017-2018

The information shown in the following table is for information purposes only.

Please contact Revenu QuébecCet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre. to check your eligibility or to obtain a copy of the Shelter Allowance Application Form.

Number of people in your household

Type of your household

Your monthly rent1 is more than

Your household’s annual income2 is less than

1 adult

Person aged 50 or over, living in a rooming house

$198

$16,682

1 adult and 1 child

Person with one dependent child living in a rooming house

$198

$16,682

1 adult

Person aged 50 or over and living alone

$308

$16,682

2 adults3

Childless couple in which at least one of the partners is aged 50 or over

$398

$26,128

1 adult and 1 child

Single-parent family with one child

$398

$26,128

2 adults and 1 child

Couple with one child

$434

$26,128

1 adult and 2 children

Single-parent family with two children

$434

$26,128

2 adults and 2 children

Couple with two children

$460

$26,128

1 adult and 3 children

Single-parent family with three children

$460

$26,128

2 adults and 3 or more children

Couple with three or more children

$486

$26,128

1 adult and 4 or more children

Single-parent family with four or more children

$486

$26,128

  1. If you pay for your own electricity or heating, you may qualify for the Shelter Allowance Program even if your rent is less than the amounts shown.
  2. This is the annual income entered in the 2016 Revenu Québec tax return.
  3. In the case of a childless couple, at least one of the partners must be aged 50 or over.