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Stay housed when times get tough.

Rent banks provide financial assistance

Rent banks provide financial assistance, resource support, referrals, and connection.

An eviction prevention and housing stability resource, rent banks offer financial assistance, referrals to a wide range of other services, and vital support to help renters move beyond their immediate crisis and go from simply surviving to thriving.

Applying for financial assistance is simple:

Confirm Eligibility

1. Confirm eligibility

Review the list of eligibility requirements to see if you qualify.


2. Fill out an application

Allow 15-20 minutes to tell us about your situation, finances, and other needs. You can do this online, or with the help of your local rent bank.

Await Follow Up

3. Await follow-up

A case manager will follow up to provide support, request documents, and ask questions to better understand your situation.

Receive Repay

4. Receive and repay

If approved, funds are provided and a repayment plan is established.

We partner with rent banks across the province to help thousands of renters facing an unexpected crisis stay housed.

BC Rent Bank is a backbone organization providing funding to BC’s provincial rent bank network. We also support our rent bank partners with technology, resources, and training—and we’re using the data and information we collect to advocate for change within the renter market.

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We’d love to hear about your rent bank experience! It only takes a few minutes, and any information you share is anonymous.