Over 20% of the Jewish community in Montreal lives below the poverty line. The number increases when we consider families who are just barely getting by. Rent expenditures in these households represents a disproportionate amount of disposable income, often close to half. And rental costs are rising.
That means there just isn’t enough money each month to pay for essentials like food, heating, public transportation and winter clothing.
Now, You Can Provide The Security These Families Need With a Monthly Gift of Rental Assistance
At Kehilla Montreal, because we believe that secure housing is fundamental to quality of life—and the health of our community, we have developed a way for families to receive the financial boost they need to stay in their home, without having to compromise on other necessities.