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Programs and Services

BC Housing

  • Financial Assistance
  • Home Support and Accommodations

BC Housing is the provincial government agency responsible for the delivery of affordable housing programs to moderate to low-income families, seniors, and those with disabilities.

Programs include:

Subsidized refers to affordable housing that costs 30% or less of a household's gross monthly income.

There are programs available to those who need support to live independently:

  • Seniors Supportive Housing provides housing for individuals who are low-income or with a disability who need some assistance.
  • Assisted Living is for individuals who require more assistance, but not 24-hour institutional care. It offers a middle option to bridge the gap between home care and residential care.
  • Rental Assistance Program (RAP) for working families with children provides cash assistance to help with monthly rent payments.
  • Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) provides cash assistance to help with monthly rent payments for seniors 60+ who are low-income.

HAFI provides financial assistance to eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities to continue to live independently in their own home by funding home adaptations and modifications.

Connects individuals in need of emergency housing to services, temporary shelter, emotional support, crisis intervention, and more.

Affordable rental housing available to low to moderate income seniors and persons with disabilities, as well as families.

For more information:

Phone: 1-800-257-7756 (Toll-free) or 604-433-2218 (Local)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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