Housing authorities in Canada seek to offer safe
and respectable housing facilities for those members
of the society who are not very well off.
The main aim of housing authorities in Canada
is to provide low cost or subsidized housing to
needy individuals and families. Housing authorities
in Canada assess the need of the applicant and
decide whether the applicant is eligible for housing
support based on his individual and family income
level. Housing authorities exist at the provincial
and/or city level.
Typically, housing authorities pay a portion of
the rent that a family or individual is supposed
to pay to the landlord and initially approve of
the home unit and its rental prior to offering