Housing Programs

Provides eldercare planning and downsizing/moving services for seniors.

(604) 739-8080

Provides eligible low-income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. To qualify, families must have a gross household income of $35,000 or less and have been employed at some point over the last tax year; not on income assistance.

(604) 433-2218

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information.

(604) 660-1020

SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters) is a program of BC Housing that provides financial assistance to BC renters age sixty and older whose rent is more than 30 percent of their income. Call for more information. Monday – Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

#101 – 4555 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4V8
(604) 433-2218
(604) 439-4729

Formerly known as SHIP, housing counselors are available to help seniors. This is a free service that provides information on housing options as well as Information and Referral on community resources. Monday – Friday, 8:30am- 4:30pm.

750 Carnarvon Street, New Westminister, BC V3M 1E7
(604) 520-6621
(604) 520-1798

At Sources, we believe that social wellness begins with a foundation of basic human needs including safe and stable housing. We also know that – for individuals and families living on low income – stable housing can be easily disrupted by a personal crisis or an unforeseen expense.

Sources Rent Bank assists individuals and families who are at risk of homelessness by offering short term loans for rent, damage deposit, and/or utilities. This program also offers coaching and workshops to assist individuals and families living on low income to increase their knowledge of financial management and residential tenancy rights and obligations.

102 – 13771 72A Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 9C6
(604) 547-0123

If you are a tenant and need information about your rights, call the Tenant Hotline.

(604) 255-0546