Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

On Friday, October 9th, the government announced a new rental subsidy program called the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (“CERS”) that will replace the previous program – Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (“CECRA”) which expired at the end of September.

The new rent subsidy program announced will provide tenants with a rent subsidy up to 65%, as well as an additional 25% in the event of a retail closure by government mandate.

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We encourage all tenants to apply, should they qualify, once the full details are released. We are monitoring developments closely and will update you with any new information.