Subsidized Housing in British
Subsidized housing is long-term housing with
the rent geared to your income. It is for people who permanently reside in
BC at the time of applying, and with a gross household income below a
certain limit. There is quite a lot of demand for subsidized housing so
the wait can be long. It depends on the number of units and turnovers and
the needs of other households applying for housing. When you apply, you
are placed into one of five categories, with priority based on the urgency
of your housing needs.
To apply, you must fall
under one of these categories:
include a minimum of two people including one dependent child.
be age 55 or older.
People with Disabilities: Must be able
to live independently and be in receipt of a recognized disability
pension or are considered
disabled for income tax purposes.
low income requirements.
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Financial Assistance for BC Renters