Translation - Explanation and Caution

The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

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Rent Support Program (RSP)

What is the Rent Support Program?

The Rent Support Program is one component of the Investment in Affordable Housing Program. RSP provides a short term, (maximum 5 years) monthly rent subsidy to low income households to offset their high shelter costs. The maximum monthly assistance is $200. Payments are made directly to the Landlord.

The Housing Allowance Program is ran through the Ministry and is similar to the Rent Support Program. However, the Housing Allowance Program provides the client $200 a month to help with rental costs. Lanark County Social Housing does not run this program but assists the Ministry in finding applicants.

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