When housing support worker Leigh MacLean noticed a change on Nova Scotia’s rent supplement application form, she thought it was a misprint.
The threshold to qualify for the program had been hiked from 30 to 50 per cent of a person’s pre-tax income being spent on housing.
But it wasn’t an error.
In late January, the province quietly changed the eligibility rules for the Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit, known as the rent supplement program.
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