Financial Assistance Programs
Listed here are a number of financial
available to help low income seniors and families who rent in BC:
Rental Assistance Program
low-income, working families with cash to help with their monthly rent
with the rent geared to your income.
Seniors Rental Housing
affordable rental options for seniors aged 55 and older.
Shelter Aid For Elderly Renters
Are you over 60 and
need help with paying rent? Apply today for assistance.
BC Hydro - ECAP
Provide qualified low-income BC Hydro residential customers with free
energy saving products.
Medical Services Plan Assistance
There are two types of assistance to pay your medical premiums: regular
More Government Benefits
and provincial programs and services.
CMHC Rental Residential
Rehabilitation Assistance Program (Rental RRAP)
Financial assistance to pay for mandatory repairs to self-contained
units occupied by low-income tenants.
CMHC Home Adaptations for Seniors'
assistance for minor home adaptations that will help low-income seniors to
perform daily activities in their home independently and safely.
You may also be interested in:
Tenant Activity Grants
For residents of a BC Housing public developments.
There are rent controls in BC.
Read more about allowable rent