COSTI's Financial Supports Services are available to low-income individuals and families who qualify. They may receive assistance in accessing financial supports in order to prevent evictions.
See housing flyer here.
- the Rent Bank Program, which provides interest free loan to pay rental arrears or the first and last month rent
- Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), a one-time grant to cover arrears with Hydro or Enbridge accounts to prevent loss of electricity or gas as well as help with service reconnection
- Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), which provides a monthly credit applied to Electricity Bills
- Housing Stabilization Fund, a grant for arrears, or first and last month rent
Staff at this location speak: Albanian, Arabic, Farsi, French, Greek, Italian, Polish, Turkish, Twi, Russian and Spanish. Other languages may be made available upon request.
Who is Eligible
Services are available to anyone residing in the North York area who is under-housed, at risk of becoming homeless and/or who faces cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic barriers to suitable housing.
This Program is Located at:
COSTI's Financial Supports program is funded by the City of Toronto, Homeless Initiatives Fund, and the United Way Greater Toronto.