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Financial Assistance Programs 

Listed here are a number of financial programs available to help low income seniors and families who rent in BC:

Rental Assistance Program
Provides eligible low-income, working families with cash to help with their monthly rent payments. 
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Subsidized Housing
Long-term housing with the rent geared to your income.
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Seniors Rental Housing
Creating new affordable rental options for seniors aged 55 and older. 
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Shelter Aid For Elderly Renters  (SAFER)
Are you over 60 and need help with paying rent? Apply today for assistance. 
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BC Hydro - ECAP
Provide qualified low-income BC Hydro residential customers with free energy saving products. 
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Medical Services Plan Assistance
There are two types of assistance to pay your medical premiums: regular and temporary. 
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More Government Benefits
Federal and provincial programs and services. 
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For Landlords

CMHC Rental Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (Rental RRAP)
Financial assistance to pay for mandatory repairs to self-contained units occupied by low-income tenants. 
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CMHC Home Adaptations for Seniors' Independence (HASI)
Financial assistance for minor home adaptations that will help low-income seniors to perform daily activities in their home independently and safely. 
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You may also be interested in:

Tenant Activity Grants 
For residents of a BC Housing public developments. 
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Rent Increases
There are rent controls in BC. 
Read more about allowable rent increases.



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