Non-Profit Training & Resources

Training opportunities and support resources for employees of non-profit housing providers and co-ops.


Asbestos Training

Learn the fundamentals of asbestos management with our free eLearning course.

Fire Safety Training

This free online training helps non-profit partners learn about elements of fire safety including legislated requirements, Fire Safety Plans, maintenance requirements and more.


SkillsPlus is a property maintenance skills training program currently offered to all provincially-funded, non-profit housing providers

Learning Centre

BC Housing’s Downtown Eastside Learning Centre serves as a resource for learning and meeting space for all of our non-profit partners and community agencies.

Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT)

The Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT) is used for determining eligibility and allocating services and housing for adults experiencing homelessness.

Operational Resources

Expiry of Operating Agreements

Learn about the expiry of operating agreements for non-profit housing providers.

Extreme Heat Resources

Summer heat can pose serious health risks to tenants. Find out how to keep people safe in hot weather.

Finance Questions

Get answers to common questions about subsidies, policies, taxes and budgets.

Financial & Operational Reviews

Learn how to prepare for your financial or operational review. Find answers to common questions. Download forms, guides and templates.

Non-Profit Governance

Find answers to common questions about non-profit governance.

Program Guide

A helpful resource that provides generic information and acts as a general guide to all BC Housing programs.

Privacy Toolkit

Practical information about PIPA, including links to BC Office of Information and Privacy Commissioner’s guidance documents and templates that your organization may find useful.

Rent Calculation Guide

Get guidance on how to calculate the Tenant Rent Calculation. Use this for residents living in subsidized 'rent-geared-to-income' units  as well as co-op members paying housing charges geared to income. 

Tax Guide

Check the tax guide for help understanding how the federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) applies to non-profit housing operations.

Tenant Engagement Toolkits

Engage your tenants in sustainable living with our livegreen Energy Conservation Toolkit and Waste Diversion Engagement Toolkits.

Resources A-Z

Find any document, guide or template on our master list of resources.

Non-Profit Portfolio Managers

For additional assistance please contact your regional Non-Profit Portfolio Manager.