Better rental supports for people in North Vancouver

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Original Article: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019SDPR0125-002165?fbclid=IwAR37OwUJspyZF4WOsf4skj4OFNDgyFgF-AptNlSRoQnCKInoBwqPsuQehjc People and families facing a financial emergency will have access to better supports to help pay rent and avoid eviction through Harvest Project’s new rent bank. The North Shore Rent Bank provides … Read More

VANCITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RECEIVES PROVINCIAL GRANT TO HELP EXPAND ACCESS TO COMMUNITY RENT BANKS

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Original Article: https://www.vancitycommunityfoundation.ca/initiatives/news/vancity-community-foundation-receives-provincial-grant-help-expand-access June 10, 2019 The Province of B.C. has granted $10-million to the Vancity Community Foundation to develop a sustainable provincial rent bank program. Rent banks provide emergency low- or no-cost loans to … Read More

Rent bank could be coming to the Tri-Cities

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Cities, Share Family and Community Services seek to tap into provincial fund for help for Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Coquitlam residents who face eviction because of a financial catastrophe Diane Strandberg / Tri-City NewsOriginal Article: https://www.tricitynews.com/news/rent-bank-could-be-coming-to-the-tri-cities-1.23855248 People … Read More

What’s A Rent Bank?

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Original Article: https://blog.vancity.com/whats-rent-bank/ Catherine Ludgate July 8, 2019 When you’re living on a tight budget, it’s scary to think about what would happen if you had to deal with an emergency expense. You might be able … Read More