Rent Bank

Rent Bank Access Centre

POINT is no longer a Rent Bank Access Centre as of 2016.

Eligibility and Services

If you are in rental arrears or if you need help with last month’s rent deposit, you may be eligible for Rent Bank Assistance.
A Rent Bank loan may be available to you if:
  • You are an individual, couple, senior citizen, or family with children living in Toronto with legal status in Canada
  • You are in immediate danger of losing your home due to unpaid rent
  • You have a regular source of income, including OAS and GAINS
  • You meet the income requirements
  • You are paying market rent (not subsidized)
  • Your rental unit is covered by provincial tenant legislation
  • You can afford your rent in the long term

Additional services include:

  • landlord and tenant mediation
  • money management advice and skills development
  • housing search assistance
  • follow-up support and community links