Emergency Assistance Program
Depending on available funding, CHA provides emergency assistance funds to individuals at risk of homelessness via eviction and/or hydro cut-off. The purpose of the fund is to:
The Emergency Housing Assistance Program is to be used for housing emergencies where an individual or family is facing eviction or loss of power/heat and where other sources of funding have been exhausted.
Indigenous individuals living on-Nation are eligible to apply for assistance when faced with utilities disconnection notices.
For more information call our office at 250-597-1938.
T.R.A.C. Tenants Resource and Avocacy Centre – http://tenants.bc.ca/
Government of BC, Residential Tenancies – https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/residential-tenancies
B.C. Housing Tenant Resources – https://www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance/tenant-programs-resources
Landlord BC, Landlord Education – https://landlordbc.ca/
Ready to Rent BC – https://rentsmarteducation.org/
Government of BC, Residential Tenancies:
Rent banks are housing stability and homelessness prevention resources that renters across B.C. can turn to during unexpected interruptions to income that jeopardize their housing. As of today, these services are available to renters in low-to-moderate income households everywhere in B.C.! Find the rent bank serving your community online: www.bcrentbank.ca/apply.