Interested in Getting Started?
Are you interested in starting a rent bank in your community?
As of June 8, 2020, BC Rent Bank is announcing a call for an Expression of Interest (EOI) from communities across British Columbia interested in joining the BC Rent Bank Network.
Download the EOI Guide and Template below and submit by 4 pm PST, Friday, July 3, 2020.
We thank Foundry (www.foundrybc.ca) for giving permission to repurpose their EOI template and guide in support of this call.
STEP 1 - Download & Review BC Rent Bank Toolkit & Workbook
The BC Rent Bank Toolkit, developed by Vancity, is a 4-part, practice-based resource designed to equip community in launching a rent bank. SEE DOWNLOADS SECTION BELOW.
STEP 2 - Apply for Development Grant
The Development Grant was created to help provide critical funding for establishing the right team and model in setting up a rent bank. Click here for application.
STEP 3 - Establish a Cross-Sector Planning Team & Build a Model
Utilizing the principles outlined in the Toolkit, strategic teams can build models best suited for your region. Bringing together the right voices and model will help sustain a rent bank over the long term.