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PRHC Group Homes

BC Housing staff provide administration and property management for existing group homes owned by the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation.

How to become a Provincial Rental Housing Corporation group home operator

Provincial Rental Housing Corporation group homes are managed by agreements between a group home operator and a sponsoring provincial ministry.

If you’re looking for information on how to develop or become an operator of a new group home, please contact any of the following:

Helpful resources

Group Home Guide for Sponsors  – This guide explains:

  • How the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation group home partnership model works
  • The role of each partner in managing existing homes
  • The role of BC Housing's property portfolio managers
  • The Provincial Rental Housing Corporation Group Home Operating Agreement and the Operator Agreement
  • The process for modernization, maintenance and improvements
  • Revenue sources for operating costs and various housing programs
  • The annual operating budget process and year-end reconciliation
  • BC Housing’s portfolio administration and vacant group home procedures
  • Unfamiliar terms in a glossary

Group Home Guide for Existing Operators – In this guide, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions, a glossary and information about:

  • The Provincial Rental Housing Corporation group home model
  • The Provincial Rental Housing Corporation Operator Agreement
  • The operator's responsibility for maintaining the group home
  • The role of BC Housing's property portfolio managers
  • Emergency maintenance
  • Group home inspections
  • Records keeping and financial management