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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: August 01, 2011
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Schedule 4 Supplementary Income Support

Section 8 Additional shelter

If the maximum core shelter payment is not sufficient to obtain suitable accommodation, an additional shelter allowance may be provided to a household unit, other than an apprentice full time learner household unit, for an increased shelter expense in any of the following circumstances:
  1. the household unit has 6 or more members;

  2. the accommodation has been adapted to accommodate a disabled member of the household unit’s disability;

  3. the Director is satisfied that the health of a member of the household unit would be endangered by a move to more affordable accommodation.