Housing Services - Seniors Housing Program

Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Social Development and Housing - AKA: Formerly Department of Family and Human Services

Service Description

Island seniors can apply for rental housing in Seniors Housing units in 32 communities across PEI or to be provided with a rent supplement benefit to help pay for private landlord owned housing in any PEI community. Rent is based on the income of the tenant.


PEI residents age 60 years and older * Residents age 55 or older can apply if they have a disability
Yes * Successful applicants must pay their portion of rent, which is calculated based on 25% of their gross income from line 150 of their Notice of Assessment
How to Access:
Complete online application or submit paper application by mail or at any Housing Services office * Staff will then contact applicants to schedule an in-home interview
Documents Required:
Staff will inform applicants what documents are required for Proof of Income when they call to book the in-home interview
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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