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BC Housing - Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

The Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments.


To qualify, families must have a gross household income of $40,000 or less, have at least one dependent child, and have been employed at some point over the last year.


You will not be eligible if:

  • You or your family receive income assistance
  • Your annual gross household income is over $40,000
  • You have more than $100,000 in assets
  • You live in subsidized housing
  • You live in co-operative housing and are a shareholder
  • You or a member of your family do not meet the residency requirements or came to Canada under a private sponsorship agreement that is still in force
  • You share a kitchen and/or bathroom with the homeowner/landlord


Contact: 18002577756