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Housing Funding

A man in a wheelchair and his wife raise their hands in celebration as they stand in front of their new home

Funding that will help you find or upgrade your home!

Also: Download our funding guide, an extensive collection of even more funding opportunities: 


Housing Funding

Assisted Living Directory

This list provides the locations of assisted living residences that were built through and receive funding from the Independent Living BC program

BC Family Residence Program

Provides accommodation assistance to enable families to stay together when their child requires medical care at BC Children's Hospital or Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations 

Provides financial help in the form of rebates to eligible low-income households to complete home adaptations for independent living

BC Rent Banks

Provides repayable loans to households who are late in paying rent or behind in paying essential utilities. A loan can also help people with their first month’s rent, and security  or pet deposit. Loans are interest free and are repayable over 6 to 24 months.

Better Homes BC

Helps British Columbians find rebates and financing to save energy and lower greenhouse gas emissions


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada's national housing agency. Find general info on housing.


Choice in Supports for Independent Living

A self-directed option for home support clients. CSIL clients receive funds directly from their local health authority to purchase home support services. Clients become employers who manage their home support, from hiring and supervising staff to overseeing how CSIL funds are spent.

Community Living BC Residential Support

People eligible under CLBC can be connected to housing resources and receive residential support in the form of supported living, shared living, or staffed residential living

Home and Community Care Options

Descriptions of and links to detailed information about the types of publicly subsidized home and community care services offered through BC’s health authorities

Homeless Prevention Program

Provides portable rent supplements and support services to individuals in identified at-risk groups facing homelessness

Home Owner Grant for People with Disabilities

If you have a disability or you live with a relative who has a disability, your property is assessed at $1,525,000 or less, and you meet certain requirements, you may be eligible for an additional grant which reduces the amount of property taxes you pay each year on your principal residence

Home Owner Grant for Seniors

This grant reduces the property taxes seniors pay each year on their principal residence

Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

A refundable personal in-come tax credit to assist with the cost of permanent home modifications that improve accessibility or help a senior be more functional or mobile at home

Property Tax Deferment Program

A low interest loan program that allows persons with disabilities to defer paying property taxes on their principal residence

Rental Assistance Program

Provides eligible low-income working families with monthly assistance to help with their monthly rent payments

Seniors Temporary Housing Program

Fills a gap in housing for seniors (60+) by providing a furnished apartment in conjunction with tailored outreach services for homeless or at-risk seniors

Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters Program

Offers a wide range of housing and family support options for persons with intellectual disabilities, with​ each approach customized to the individual

Subsidized Homes Away From Home

If you or a family member is staying in Vancouver or Victoria for medical treatment, there are low-cost accommodations, that include the possibility of a long-term stay. In Vancouver, there are Easter Seals House and Ronald McDonald House, while Jeneece Place serves as a home away from home in Victoria.

BC Disability Funding Main Page

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