Through a range of housing options, programs and services, BC Housing provides housing assistance to approximately 300 communities across B.C.
BC Housing works closely with non-profit housing providers, community organizations, local governments, health authorities, and First Nations to plan and deliver housing and support services tailored to each community’s specific needs.
Total investment in approximately 300 communities in 2018/19: $1.25 billion
Subsidized housing includes shelter spaces, housing units rent supplement programs, and mortgage assistance. Total housing units as of March 31, 2019: 110,465.
|Service Allocation||Provincial Totals|
Emergency Shelter and Housing for the Homeless
Includes: homeless housed (11,204), homeless rent supplements (3,751), and homeless shelters (2,098)
Transitional Supported and Assisted Living
Includes: frail seniors (10,411), special needs (6,048), and women and children fleeing violence (875)
Independent Social Housing
Includes: low-income families (20,005) and low-income seniors (20,095)
Rent Assistance in Private Market
Includes: rent assist families (9,423) and rent assist seniors (23,347)
|Homeownership (BC HOME Partnership)||2,208|