Claims to date - Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) and Lockdown Support

CERS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of April 4, 2021Footnote 5

Expanded information about CERS claims

Detailed data about CERS claims is available. You may download the data in PDF or CSV format.

Total approved applications


Breakdown by claim period
Approved and processed applications by claim period
September 27 to October 24 (Period 1) 136,280
October 25 to November 21 (Period 2) 134,490
November 22 to December 19 (Period 3) 128,790
December 20 to January 16 (Period 4) 114,570
January 17 to February 13 (Period 5) 97,380
February 14 to March 13 (period 6) 57,560
All approved applications by value
Under $500 83,750
$500 to $1K 110,160
$1K to $1.5K 90,320
$1.5K to $2K 69,540
$2K to $4K 155,440
$4K to $10K 109,200
Over $10K 50,660

Applications receivedFootnote 3


Unique applicants with approved claims


Overall number of unique applicants with approved claims that benefited from lockdown support
Unique applicants with approved claims that benefited from lockdown support 65,140

Dollar value of subsidies approvedFootnote 4

$2.63 Billion

Breakdown by support type
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy: approved dollar value $2.25 Billion
Lockdown Support: approved dollar value $376.6 M
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