Most online services will not be available while we improve the system Friday, December 1st at 10pm until Saturday, December 2nd at 12pm.

Apply for Family Housing Online

This is an online request for a family housing unit in Alberton, Charlottetown, Georgetown, Montague, Mount Stewart, O’Leary, Souris, Summerside or Tignish. You may also be eligible for a rent supplement benefit in any community. If available, housing units are offered to families with low income, poor housing conditions or other special circumstances. 

What do I need to complete this application online?

You will need to provide your current contact information and your PEI Health Card number on this application. 

How long does it take to complete this application?

You should be able to complete this application in about 15 minutes. 

What happens after I apply?

Once your application is received, a Housing Services staff member will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Please have the following documents available for your appointment
  • Recent Notice of Assessment & Tax Summary
  • Confirmation of Residency or Lease Agreement
  • Verification of Heat/ Electricity Expenses
  • If Applicable, Pay Stubs, Pension Verification, and Property Taxes/ Insurance

Is there anything else I should know before I apply for housing?

Housing Services staff reviews all applications and considers the present housing conditions, income, housing costs, family size, health, and any special circumstances for each applicant.

If a unit is available for your family, you will be responsible for paying for heat and utilities. In some cases, monthly rent may be reduced to assist with heating costs.

You are expected to use your own furniture and have tenant's insurance coverage.


Housing, Land and Communities

General Inquiries

Department of Housing, Land and Communities
Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-218-8569