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Apply now for Municipal Financial Relief Grant

April 17, 2024

Low-income Prince Edward County residents can now apply for financial relief on their property taxes and/or water/wastewater bill through the Municipal Financial Relief Grant.

  • Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2024.
  • County residents can apply for one of the two available grant streams:
    • Qualifying tenants who pay for water and wastewater services can apply for a credit of up to $350 on their water bill.
    • Qualifying homeowners can apply for a credit of up to $750 on their property tax account.
  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in September; credits are applied to the September bills.
  • Households earning less than $32,240 (single income) or $64,480 (family income) will be able to apply. Click here for more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Information and Help Sessions:
Do you need help filling out the application? You can get assistance in person on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, May 22 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Wellington and District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street, Wellington)
  • Wednesday, June 5 from 1 pm – 4 pm at the Picton Town Hall (2 Ross Street)

The municipally funded program is administered by The County Foundation. Visit The County Foundation website to learn more and get answers to frequently asked questions .

The municipality has compiled a list of additional resources to help residents who are having difficulty paying household expenses. Information about these agencies and programs is available at thecounty.ca/help-with-payments

For information about tax bills and payments, contact tax@pecounty.on.ca. For information about water/wastewater bills and payments, contact waterbilling@pecounty.on.ca. For telephone service, call 613.476.2148 ext. 1023 or 613.962.9108 ext. 1023.

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