Housing and Community Development

School Tax Assistance for Tenants 55 Plus (STAT 55+)

Service School Tax Assistance for Tenants 55 Plus (STAT 55+)
Description Rebates available for income-tested tenants over the age of 55 to offset the school tax portion of rent costs.
Coverage Annual rebates of up to $175 The rebate is payable once a year.
Eligibility To be eligible for School Tax Assistance for Tenants 55 Plus, applicants must:
  • be at least 55 years of age;
  • be a renter in Manitoba;
  • have a combined net income of less than $23,800;
  • have claimed rent on the MB479 (Education Property Tax Credit) on the previous year's income tax return; and
  • not live in non-profit housing for the elderly or in projects licensed under The Elderly and Infirm Persons' Housing Act because rent in these housing units does not include school tax costs.
You may apply retroactively for rebates up to four years prior to the current year.
Applying Request an application to be mailed to you or pick up an application at the address below.
Area served Manitoba
Hours 08:30AM – 04:30PM, Monday to Friday
Languages English and French
Access Wheelchair accessible
Organization Government
Toll-free 1-877-587-6224
Telephone 204-945-2197
TTY 204-945-4796
Fax 204-945-3930
Address Provincial Services
Manitoba Family Services
102 - 114 Garry Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 1G1



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