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Apply for social and co-op housing in Vancouver

Are you a low income earner looking for an affordable home in Vancouver? You may qualify for social housing.

Social housing is long-term housing that has rent reduced to fit your income. In most cases, your rent will be 30% of your household income before taxes.

Social housing is available for:

  • Families
  • Seniors
  • People with disabilities
  • Low-income singles
  • Indigenous Peoples

How to apply for social housing

City staff do not manage the social housing program in Vancouver. It is run through the Province of British Columbia‚Äôs BC Housing program.

To find out if you qualify for social housing, and apply for an available space, visit the BC Housing program website.

Apply for social housing

Belcourt Residence (947 E Hastings St)

70 social housing units ranging from shelter to low-end of market rates have recently opened at 947 E Hastings St. The Lookout Emergency Aid Society has been selected as the non-profit partner to operate the units, and is responsible for the tenanting process.

For information about available rental units:

1171 Jervis St

A 27 unit social housing building estimated to complete in the fall of 2018.

Vancouver Native Housing Society has been selected as the non-profit partner to operate the units, and is responsible for the tenanting process. Units will range from shelter to low-end of market rates.

For more information on the application process: