Housing Issues

Housing is a top issue in our community, and finding the right resources can make a big difference for renters and owners. Here are some good sources for information.

Tenancy and Rentals

  • BC Housing: www.bchousing.org/home
  • Tenants Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC): http://tenants.bc.ca/
  • Residential Tenancies: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/residential-tenancies
  • Dispute Resolution: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/residential-tenancies/apply-online
  • Solution Explorer: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/residential-tenancies/solution-explorer

Affordable Housing

  • Program Finder: www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance/program-finder
  • Training for Non-Profits & Co-Ops: www.bchousing.org/partner-services/non-profit-training-resources
  • SAFER: Shelter aid for Elderly Renters – For low income seniors renting in the private market.
  • Rental Assistance Program : For eligible, low income, working families.
  • Housing Registry : If you live in B.C., have a low income and meet eligibility criteria, you may qualify for subsidized housing.