Renter Services Grants

Renter Services Grants are a grant stream offered by the Renter Office group in Housing and Homelessness Services. These grants contribute to improving rental housing outcomes for renters in Vancouver.

Renter Services Grants support non-profit community-based programs or projects that assist and empower Vancouver renters to:

  • Understand their rights
  • Pursue their rights
  • Retain or stabilize their housing

The grants are intended to elevate and enhance an organization's existing capacity to support and advocate for renters in Vancouver.

Key dates

  • Applications open: Monday, September 12, 2022
  • Application deadline: Friday, October 28, 2022 at 11:59pm

Apply for this grant on VanApply

The VanApply website lets you:

  • Register your organization.
  • Apply for grants, awards, and artist commissions.
  • Track the status of your applications.

Apply Read the help guide

What's happeningOnline information sessions

Online information sessions co-hosted with the Social Policy Grants team will provide an opportunity for you to learn more about Core Support Grants and Renter Services Grants, as well as the VanApply application process.

All are welcome, new applicants are particularly encouraged to attend.


  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 2pm to 3:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 10am to 11:30am

Register by emailing with your preferred session.

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Grant reports

Learn about the types of programs that have been funded through the Renter Services grants over the past three years through our Council reports: