Subsidized housing (rent-geared-to-income)

Subsidized housing (rent-geared-to-income)

​​Rent-geared-to-income is sometimes referred to as subsidized rent or housing.
  • About 89 per cent of Toronto Community Housing tenants pay rent-geared-to-income. Rent-geared-to-income is about 30 per cent of your gross income.
  • There is a waiting list for this type of housing. The waiting list is managed by the City of Toronto.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for rent-geared-to-income, you must apply through to Rent-Geared-to-Income Subsidy program at the City of Toronto.  

Please note: You will not receive subsidized housing any faster by applying for and taking a market-rent unit with Toronto Community Housing.

Tax Information Resource Sheet January 2022

Important changes impacting RGI in 2021

Letter to tenants - family portfolio

Letter to tenants - seniors portfolio