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Decrease in the Eligibility Age for the Shelter Allowance Program

The government will lower the eligibility age for the shelter allowance program from 55 to 50 for persons living alone and couples without children. For couples without children to benefit from the program, at least one spouse must be of eligible age. The eligibility age will be lowered gradually over five years, one year at a time, as of October 1, 2011, at the time of the annual re-evaluation of the allowance.

Application date  Eligibility age
October 1, 2011 54 years old  
October 1, 2012 53 years old
October 1, 2013 52 years old
October 1, 2014 51 years old
October 1, 2015  50 years old

For more information, refer to the 2011-2012 Budget Plan (page E.114) of the Ministère des Finances.

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