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Basic Needs / Support - Housing / Residential Support - Government Support / Subsidies

Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI)

A grant program that helps homeowners and landlords pay for home adaptations to extend the time low-income seniors and people with disabilities can live at home or in their rental accommodation independently.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing Homeowner Protection Branch
101-4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H
Office: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-8550
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Property Tax Deferment

A low interest loan program that assists qualifying BC homeowners in paying their annual property taxes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Tax Deferment Program
Service BC: 1-800-663-7867
Phone: (250) 356-8121
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Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

Provides direct cash assistance to eligible low-income working families with children under the age of 19 who are residents of BC.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-4729
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Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER)

Provides direct cash assistance to eligible renters who are seniors, aged 60 or over and meet other requirements.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4T8
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-4729
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Subsidized Housing Information / Directory

Includes public housing managed by BC Housing and buildings operated by non-profit societies and housing co-operatives.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing Interior Region Office
290 Nanaimo Avenue, West
, Penticton, BC, V2A 1N5
Toll-free: 1-800-834-7149
Phone: (250) 493-0301
Fax: (250) 492-1080
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